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Imran Khan prays for speedy recovery of ailing Nawaz Sharif

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and prime minister-designate Imran Khan has wished the former premier Nawaz Sharif a speedy and full recovery who is reportedly unwell.

Imran Khan’s statement came shortly after official authorities confirmed that the three-time premier, serving a 10-year prison term, is being moved to an Islamabad hospital for treatment.

Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were awarded an 11-year and eight-year jail terms respectively by an accountability court in Avenfield properties case.

Take a quick look: Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 11 years, Maryam 8 in Avenfield reference

Caretaker home minister for Punjab province Shaukat Javed said on state-run Pakistan Television that doctors had advised his transfer to hospital after an electrocardiogram had shown “variations”.

“How many days he stays in hospital depends on doctors,” Javed said, adding that the former PM was being transferred to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in Islamabad.

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