ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Imran Khan has given permission Nawaz Sharif to go abroad only on the humanitarian grounds.
Briefing newsmen on cabinet meeting in Islamabad Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting said Law Minister Dr Farogh Naseem apprised the meeting on developments taking place in the matter of treatment abroad of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The cabinet discussed the issue at length. She said there was a consensus in the meeting that treatment abroad of Nawaz Sharif is a humanitarian issue and there should be no politics on it. The government will not create any hurdle in this.
However, the meeting was of the view that the former Prime Minister should be bound with certain guarantees, sureties and indemnity bonds for his return after completion of the treatment.
The cabinet expressed displeasure over news reports carried by a section of media regarding inquiry commission to probe debt accumulated by previous governments. The said report was based on the wrong statistics and fabricated facts.