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Nawaz Sharif’s condition stable, can be treated in prison: medical board

RAWALPINDI: A five-member medical team from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Monday declared former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif's health condition as stable, ARY News reported. The medical board had arrived at Adiala jail to examine the former premier who is serving sentence awarded to him in the Avenfield properties case. It also brought a mobile-laboratory for his check-up. In the preliminary report compiled after the checkup, the board decided that Nawaz should be given medical treatment within…

‘No boycott’: PML-N vows to contest elections with ‘full force’

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson has rejected media reports claiming that the party was planning to boycott upcoming general elections scheduled on July 25. Marriyum Aurangzeb, speaking to media, replied in negative when asked about PML-N’s alleged plan to quit the electoral battle. “We will participate in the polls with full force,” she said. She said that only those political parties boycotted elections which did not have any performance to their credit. Ms Aurangzeb said that they were…

Factbox: Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif’s political career

Supreme Court on Friday toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, 67, who resigned after the court ruled he was unfit to hold office and ordered a criminal investigation into his family over corruption allegations. Here are some facts about the three-time prime minister. *Born into a Kashmiri family of industrialists in Lahore on Dec. 25, 1949, Sharif studied law at Punjab University and worked in the family business before going into politics in the Pakistan Muslim League (PML). Joining the Punjab cabinet as finance…