LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif departed for London Tuesday afternoon for his regular medical check-up.
The politician, who recently became the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, will also hold video-linked meetings during the stay, according to the statement of Government of Punjab.
CM Shehbaz left for London from Allama Iqbal International Airport at 1:30PM. He is expected to return on early morning April 1.
Shehbaz will also where he will inquire into the health of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife, and his sister-in-law, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, sourced informed Geo News.
Kulsoom, who recently underwent a throat surgery and at present is residing at her son Hasan’s residence, is in London for treatment of lymphoma.
While addressing a gathering of PML-N supporters on March 17, Shehbaz Sharif claimed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Peoples Party Co-Chair Asif Ali Zardari have entered into an alliance.
Taking aim at his political rivals, Shehbaz said the PTI and its chief Imran Khan have continuously lied during their years in power and added that Zardari and Imran have compromised with each other.
“Niazi and Zardari have come together. Niazi has told Zardari to do what he likes in Sindh and Zardari has said the same to Niazi,” alleged the chief executive of Punjab.