The govt of Punjab form a special medical board to review the medical reports of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who traveled to London in 2019 for medical treatment.
A spokesperson for the Punjab government, Hasaan Khawar, shared the following statement on Twitter: “The Punjab government has convened a nine-member special medical board comprised of senior professors to examine the medical reports of Nawaz Sharif and give its opinion on his fitness for return to the country.”
Having received a notification in this regard, he stated that “the board will submit their report within five days.”
Following the former premier’s medical reports being released, the Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Khalid Javed Khan wrote to the provincial government, requesting that a medical board be established to investigate them.
As a result of “apparent violation of the Undertakings” given before the Lahore High Court (LHC) to allow the PML-N supremo to travel abroad, the federal cabinet instructed the AGP Office in Islamabad to initiate legal proceedings against the AGP Office.
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“In accordance with the decision of the Federal Cabinet, taken at its meeting on January 11, 2022, as communicated by the office of the Attorney General for Pakistan and conveyed via Home Department’s letter dated January 12, 2022, the Competent Authority is pleased to constitute a Special Medical Board (SMB) consisting of the following ‘to examine the documents submitted as medical reports’ and render ‘expert medical opinion regarding the physical condition of Mian Mohammad’.” “In accordance with the decision of the Federal
The board’s convener has been appointed as Dr. Muhammad Arif Nadeem, professor of medicine at Services Hospitals in Lahore. The board’s other members are Prof Dr. Saqib Saeed, Prof Shahid Hameed, Prof Bilal.S. Mohydin, Prof Ambareen Hamid, Prof Shafiq ur Rehman, Prof Ghias un Nabi Tayyab, Prof Moona Aziz, and Prof Khadija Irfan Khawaja