LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has been discharged from hospital after a brief illness, ARY News reported.
The Chief Minister was heading to a conference when he complained of chest pain after which he was rushed to hospital. He was released later in the day after his medial reports came out clear and his condition improved.
A spokesman for the Punjab government confirmed that the Chief Minister is well. Zaeem Qadri, while speaking to media, said that Mr. Sharif was suffering from immense stress and has been advised to reduce his work pressure.
Alhumdulillah CM Punjab Mr. Shehbaz Sharif is fine & all his initial test reports are normal.. Thank you for your kind wishes & prayers!
— Govt Of The Punjab (@GovtOfPunjab) November 23, 2016
Just been discharged … going home … overwhelmed by the pouring of love … thank u all .. God bless u … -ss
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) November 23, 2016
Several prominent politicians are currently under treatment or hospitalised. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan is currently in a hospital in London, where he underwent an eye operation on Saturday. Doctors will decide whether to operate on his hernia after which he would might operated again.
Governor Sindh Justice (retd) Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui is still admitted in a private hospital in Karachi after suffering a chest infection just days after taking oath. Although his condition has improved but doctors have refused to discharge him due to his frail health and age.
Pakistan People’s Party leader and former minister for petroleum Dr. Asim Hussain who is under custody is also under treatment at a hospital in Karachi over a multitude of problems and from suffering a recent paralytic attack.
On Monday, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman was briefly admitted to a hospital where he underwent medical examination.