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Medical Board Recommends Zardari’s Physiotherapy

ISLAMABAD: A four-member team of cardiologists on Thursday recommended the physiotherapy of former president Asif Ali Zardari due to extreme weakness and back pain.

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Zardari was shifted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) after his health deteriorated on Thursday.

Mr Zardari was shifted to the hospital amid high security in an armored vehicle. In order to ensure his security, he was taken into the hospital from the back gate.

According to details, Zardari has been shifted to a VIP ward at the cardiac center of the hospital where the team of cardiologists is observing him.

The shift was recommended by a medical board constituted to examine the health condition of the PPP co-chairman.

The decision was taken by the Ministry of Interior in light of a report submitted by the board, which had conducted a comprehensive medical examination of the former president at the Rawalpindi prison earlier this week.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had arrested the former president on June 10 after the cancellation of his pre-arrest bail by the Islamabad High Court in the fake bank accounts case.

On Aug 16, the court sent the former president to Adiala jail on judicial remand.