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Pakistani PM unwell, assessments constructive for COVID for third time


ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s prime minister examined constructive for the coronavirus and was feeling unwell on Tuesday, a day after getting back from London, the nation’s data minister mentioned.

It was the third time that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif had examined constructive for the virus; the primary two occasions have been in June 2020 and in January this 12 months. Data Minister Maryam Aurangzeb requested the nation in a tweet to hope for his fast restoration.

Sharif travelled earlier this month to the Egyptian Purple Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the place he participated on the annual U.N. local weather summit, often known as COP27, and from there went on to London on a non-public journey to see his elder brother, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The elder Sharif was disqualified from working for workplace by the nation’s Supreme Courtroom in 2017, and has been convicted of concealing property overseas and sentenced to 10 years. He has been residing in exile after a Pakistani court docket launched him on bail and allowed him to go away the nation in 2019 for medical remedy overseas.

His daughter, Maryam Nawaz, was sentenced to seven years in the identical case, over prices linked with the acquisition of luxurious flats in London. The daughter, who can also be the vice chairman of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League, was acquitted of all prices by an appeals court docket in September.

Prime Minister Sharif had prolonged his London keep after feeling a slight fever whereas there and returned residence on Monday. He grew to become premier in April after a no-confidence vote in Parliament ousted his predecessor, cricket star turned Islamist politician Imran Khan.

Khan, who was wounded within the leg by a gunman who attacked his protest march on Islamabad earlier this month, has claimed his ouster was the results of a conspiracy orchestrated by Sharif and america — prices that each the premier and Washington have dismissed.



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