Maryam’s lawyers seek time for preparing rationales about removal of her name from ECL
ISLAMABAD: Attorneys of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz have sought time from the court for preparing rationales pertaining to the petitions regarding removal of Maryam’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL) and letting her go abroad to visit her ailing father in London.
A two-member bench headed by Lahore High Court judge Justice Tariq Abbasi is hearing the pleas. The high court has adjourned the hearing till first week of February.
The federal cabinet had decided not to remove the name of Maryam Nawaz from the ECL, sources had reported on Dec 24 last year.
PM Khan had sought recommendation from members over the decision of the cabinet sub-committee which opposed the removal of her name from the list. The cabinet members had unitedly given a go-ahead to the sub-committee’s decision.
Earlier on Dec 9, the LHC had referred Maryam Nawaz’s plea seeking removal of her name from the ECL to the government’s review committee.
A two-member bench headed by Justice Ali Baqir Najafi had heard the case.
Amjad Pervez in his arguments had said the name of her client was placed on the ECL without allowing her an opportunity of a fair hearing.
On Jan 15, the fresh medical report of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was submitted to the Lahore High Court.
The report, sent from London, was submitted to the court by Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Amjad Pervez. The medical report prepared by surgeon David Lawrence had recommended the high-profile patient to stay in London till completion of his treatment.
Medication of cardiac to the patient would be continued as per requirement, the report had said.
On Jan 14, personal physician of former prime minister, Dr Adnan Khan had submitted the latest medical report of Nawaz Sharif to the government.
Dr Adnan Khan had shared the report of ex-prime minister on his Twitter account also which has been signed by Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon David Lawrence, who has suggested a coronary angiography for Sharif saying that significant part of his heart was at risk. “I would strongly recommend urgent coronary intervention. Failure to do this could compromise his myocardium (middle muscular layer of the heart wall), his cardiac health and his well being,” he had written in the report.