Govt providing best medical facilities to Sharif: Imran

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Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday reiterated that his government has provided ailing former premier Nawaz Sharif with the best possible medical facilities and doctors.

Speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony of Baba Guru Nanak University at Nankana Sahib, the premier added that the CEO of Shaukat Khanum hospital, along with top doctors of the country, have been sent for the treatment of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, The Express Tribune reported.

According to the Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS) Principal Professor Mahmood Ayaz, Sharif, who has been diagnosed with acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), a bleeding disorder, was slightly better and his platelet levels were also stable.

Ayaz added that the former premier would remain in the hospital until his treatment was complete, adding that Sharif has not yet expressed a desire to be shifted anywhere else.

Meanwhile during the foundation stone laying ceremony, the Prime Minister said that the university at Nankana Sahib was an apt tribute on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev.

“Members of the Sikh community will greatly benefit from this educational institution.”

–IANS

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