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Nawaz, Maryam reach London to visit ailing Begum Kulsoom | Pakistan

“I request the nation to pray for my mother’s good health,” Maryam stated whereas talking to the media earlier than departure to London. Photo: File

LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz reached London from Lahore airport on Thursday.

The father and daughter reached London through Doha. They will spend Eid-ul-Fitr with Nawaz’s ailing spouse, Begum Kulsoom, and are scheduled to return to Pakistan subsequent week.

“I request the nation to pray for my mother’s good health,” Maryam stated whereas talking to the media earlier than departure to London, including that she was keen to meet her mom.

On June 7, Nawaz and Maryam had sought a five-day exemption from look earlier than accountability within the corruption references towards the Sharif household.

The former prime minister and his members of the family are going through three corruption references within the accountability courtroom — Avenfield Properties, Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investments — by which they’re accused of cash laundering, tax evasion and hiding offshore property.

Nawaz and Maryam filed petitions looking for exemption from June 11 to June 15. The petition acknowledged that each of them need to journey to London to meet the ailing spouse of Nawaz, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. The new medical report of Kulsoom Nawaz was additionally connected with the petition.

On Sunday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had allowed Nawaz alongside together with his daughter to visit his ailing spouse Begum Kulsoom Nawaz in London

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