Pakistan's National Assembly (NA) has been told that Rs 29.7 million was spent on bringing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
back from London
after his treatment for an heart-related ailment there.
The Prime Minister had returned home on July 9 from London
after staying there for around one-and-a-half months for his medical treatment. He had undergone an open heart surgery at a London
hospital on May 31 and returned to Lahore
in a special aircraft of the national flag carrier PIA.
The Dawn quoted Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed, who was speaking on behalf of Minister in charge of the Aviation Division, as saying that a sum of Rs. 29.765 million had been incurred on the VVIP flight.