Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the removal of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from the Exit Control List (ECL) for medical treatment. The meeting called on Nawaz Sharif to submit security bonds to get formal permission.
- Important meeting of the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan was held in which the approval of Nawaz Sharif’s removal from the ECL was approved for limited time period.
- Nawaz need to submit security bonds to leave the country.
- Applicants and their lawyers were not fully prepared, the parties did not bring complete documents so decision was delayed.
- Three medical reports considered to take decision in cabinet.
The decision was taken in view of the previous trends where persons moving abroad did not return to home nor any institution made any significant move to bringing back to Pakistan from foreign country.
The meeting was also attended by PM’s Special Assistant for Accountability Shehzad Akbar, Attaullah Tarar, Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer Munawar Duggal and his personal physician Dr Adnan which will thoughtful removal of the ill ex-prime minister name from the no-fly-list to permit him to go abroad for medical treatment.
Earlier in the day, it emerged that three medical reports of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif were presented in the meeting. The reports clearly stated that the PML-N needs to be sent abroad for treatment.
The PML-N had been granted bail by the Islamabad High Court in the Al-Azizia reference on medical grounds on October 26 after his health deteriorated and he was admitted to Lahore’ Services Hospital.
Applicants and their lawyers were not fully prepared, the parties did not bring complete documents so it was delayed.
Farogh Naseem also said that NAB had to bring many documents which he did not submit, now the applicants and their lawyers have been asked to bring the documents
Here need to mention that already two times Nawaz’s tickets have been canceled due to delay in decision by cabinet.