Thursday, October 6, 2022

President Arif Alvi complains of ‘discomfort’, advised bed rest


ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi is unlikely to administer oath to newly elected Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif as he has been advised bed rest after he complained of “discomfort”.

In a Twitter statement, the President House said, “President Dr. Arif Alvi has complained of discomfort. The physician has examined him thoroughly and has advised him rest for a few days.”

Sources said Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani will administer oath to the prime minister-elect.

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