SHARIF OFF TO UK TO VISIT WIFE
LAHORE:OUSTED Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday left for London with his daughter Maryam Nawaz to see his ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz, despite the country’s anti-graft body’s request to put their names on the Exit Control List fearing they may not return to face corruption cases in court.
Sharif and his daughter travelled to London via Qatar. “Leaving for London. We will be back next week. Can’t wait to meet and hug Ami (mother),” Maryam tweeted.
Kulsoom is being treated for advanced throat cancer.
would not be appearing before the apex court on Thursday. The court had set a deadline of 2pm for Musharraf to appear before the bench hearing a petition challenging a lifetime bar on the former dictator contesting polls.
Chaudhry also said Musharraf’s legal team will apply for an extension. “We will request them to set a date after Eid-ul-fitr. If they agree, Musharraf will return,” he told the media.