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Sharif may undergo heart surgery

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

Pakistan's former may undergo a heart surgery if his angioplasty is not possible, said his

Sharif, 69, who has been serving a seven-year imprisonment in the Al-Azizia graft case, was examined on Monday by the doctors of at the Sharif Medical City here, reported.

After the examination, his told reporters the former had serious heart complications and might undergo a heart surgery if his angioplasty was not possible.

@AKUGlobal very kindly constituted a high powered team of specialists/experts consisting of Cardiac Interventionist, & Urologist/Nephrologist. They had a detailed consultation & evaluation of former PM #NawazSharif for further management, Dr Khan tweeted.

Sharif's daughter also tweeted about the health of her father: Today MNS (Mian Nawaz Sharif) was examined by a team of Aga Khan specialists that included cardiac interventionist, vascular surgeon, urologist & nephrologist who also reviewed his recent investigations & scans. Reports are being compiled. His problems are serious & the drs are concerned.

The has been complaining that the government of was not providing adequate treatment to the three-time former who has serious health complications.

Three corruption cases - Avenfield properties, Flagship investment and Al-Azizia - were registered against the by the anti-graft body in 2017 following a judgment by the that disqualified Sharif in the in 2017.

Sharif was sentenced to 10 years in prison in the Avenfield corruption case in July 2018 which was related to his properties in Later he was given bail in September.

In December, the accountability court convicted him in the Al-Azizia graft case but acquitted him in the Flagship corruption case.

The Al-Azizia Steel Mill case is related to setting up in allegedly with corruption money.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 12:05 IST