The Punjab government has given former prime minister Nawaz Sharif till tomorrow to submit fresh medical reports, adding that in the case of a failure to do so, they would decide on his application seeking an extension in his stay abroad on the basis of existing records, it emerged on Thursday.
A letter written by the provincial Home Department, dated Jan 28, stated: “It is, therefore, required from your side to provide requisite reports within next three days, failing thereby, the competent authority will decide the matter of your application as per the available facts brought on record.”
The relief granted to the former premier expired on December 25, exactly two months to the day he was granted bail. He had been serving a sentence in the Al-Azizia reference when he was granted bail, and had subsequently left Pakistan for London for medical treatment.
The reports submitted in the high court, comprise of various medical tests held on December 19, Dec 23 and January 13.
These report also recommend Nawaz Sharif’s stay in UK till his full recovery from the health problems.