ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has asked the United Kingdom to deport former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Nawaz Sharif, who is in London for his medical treatment on today ( March 3).
According to the details, The Punjab government had recently announced that the Sharif family patriarch’s medical reports had failed to satisfy it into allowing a further extension in bail to him and would send its recommendations to the Centre for making the final call on the matter.
The sources said that The minister for accountability, Shahzad Akbar told reporters in the capital Islamabad the government had dispatched a letter to the British government seeking the deportation of the former premier.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, while replying to a reporter’s question at a news conference, confirmed the development without providing further details, the sources of Anadolu Agency said.
The move came a day after the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan filed a fresh case against Sharif accusing him of illegally keeping the vehicles gifted by foreign states and dignitaries.
Earlier, Punjab Cabinet has rejected the request of extension in bail of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
As per details, Provincial Minister of Punjab for Law and Parliamentary Affairs and Provincial Minister of Punjab for Baitul Maal and Social Welfare said this in press conference.
He said Nawaz Sharif was allowed 8 weeks bail, however its been sixteen weeks and Nawaz Sharif is still not present in the country.
Raja Basharat said the medical board has expressed mistrust in the latest reports of Nawaz Sharif.
He said Nawaz Sharif’s bail cannot be bailextended anymore.
Nawaz Sharif till date has not been admitted in any hospital, said Raja Basharat.