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LHC Orders Removal of Nawaz Sharif Name From ECL

LAHORE: LHC has ordered the government to remove Nawaz Sharif Name from Exit Control List so that he could travel abroad for getting treatment.

The LHC bench has allowed the former premier to travel abroad for a period of four weeks while if his health condition could not be improved then the duration could be extended.

The court rejected the federal government objections on the draft presented by the court also quashed the condition of the federal government to provide an indemnity bond.

Earlier, the LHC) presented petitioner Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the federal government’s counsels a proposed draft on the undertaking for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s removal from the no-fly list on a conditional basis.

The High Court earlier said that it would create its own draft of Shehbaz’s undertaking guaranteeing the return of his brother — Nawaz Sharif — to Pakistan, after the siblings and the government’s counsels could not reach an agreement on the phrasing of the draft and its terms.

When asked about the court’s recommended draft, Shehbaz Sharif’s lawyer Ashtar Ausaf said that it is acceptable to the party as the government’s stance was rejected.

The federal government counsels have taken the proposed draft to consult higher-ups.