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Family Members Call On Nawaz Sharif

LAHORE: Family members of former premier Nawaz Sharif called on him in the Kot Lakhpat jail of Lahore on Thursday.

The family members included Shahbaz Sharif, Hamza Shahbaz, Maryam Nawaz and mother of Nawaz Sharif Shamim Begum.

Maryam Nawaz and the former premier mother met him first on meeting day in the jail while Maryam Nawaz expressed concerns over the deteriorating health of his father. Nawaz Sharif family doctor Dr Adnan was also present at the occasion.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers welcome Maryam Nawaz by throwing flowers on her.

Later on, Opposition leader in National Assembly (NA) Shahbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shahbaz called on Nawaz Sharif and inquired about his health.

Sources said that the family member another time persuaded the former premier to shift from the jail to hospital while the former premier refused once again.

On the other hand, speaker Punjab Assembly, Pervez Elahi has formed a committee to keep an eye on the health and treatment-related matters of the former premier Nawaz Sharif.

Dr Yasmeen Rashid and provincial law minister Raja Basharat are part of the committee from the government side while Dr Mazhar, Rana Muhammad Iqbal and others are included in the committee from the PML-N.

The committee will make its recommendation on health and treatment matters of the former premier.