SHARIF OFF TO UK TO VISIT WIFE

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - HTINSIGHT -

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.

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