A Pakistani court on Saturday allowed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for medical cure, a court record and local media reported.
A two-member bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) headed by Justice Baqar Najafi accepted the plea of Sharif’s family after day-long proceedings, granting a four-week permission to the three-time premier to fly abroad.
The court also ordered the government to remove his name from a no-fly list immediately.
The deadline, however, could be extended on the recommendation of doctors, Ashtar Asaf Ali, a counsel for the Sharif family, told reporters outside the court.
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