In a special message to members of his party, Sharif said that he was fully aware of the admiration and respect which they had for him. He said that it had come to his knowledge that there were arrangements being made to give a rapturous welcome to the premier upon his arrival to the country.
Sharif said that he was impressed after the outpouring of well-wishes which they had showered over him during his operation in London. He said that it was due the grace of Almighty Allah that his critical operation had seen successful, and he was fully recovering and rehabilitating from it.
He said that the members of the party were a great asset to him, and have reaffirmed the resolve to serve the country in the best interest of the people. He promised to return after receiving permission from his doctors to travel back to the country.