5 days since a plea to take away Nawaz Sharif’s title from the Exit Management Record (ECL), the process to take away Sharif from the ECL continues to be caught up in bureaucratic confusion.
In a response to the Inside Ministry on Monday, the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) clarified that it didn’t have the authority to take away names of individuals from the ECL. Solely the federal authorities does, it stated. It additionally added that it had no objection to
Though the ailing former premier was anticipated to go away Pakistan on Sunday, his departure has been delayed for the reason that authorities has nonetheless not eliminated his title off the ECL. That is regardless of a number of authorities ministers saying that Sharif shall be faraway from the ECL, 5 days since he was discharged from Companies Hospital.
The medical board overseeing Sharif’s well being suggested Sharif to be taken abroad for higher remedy. Politicians from Sharif’s occasion have made repeated press conferences conveying the pressing must ship Sharif abroad, earlier than his well being continues to deteriorate.
The federal cupboard has now stated that it’s going to maintain a gathering to debate Sharif’s elimination from the ECL on Tuesday.
On Monday, Punjab Well being Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid stated that the ministry of inside had sought extra particulars from the medical board – though the board had earlier stated that it might now not present extra diagnoses or experiences for Sharif, as he has been discharged from the Companies Hospital.
Rashid, whereas she was chatting with reporters, stated: “We then wrote again to the docs asking them to elaborate what these exams are that aren’t out there at public hospitals within the nation and to elucidate why Nawaz Sharif was a high-risk affected person?” Rashid added.
She additionally added: “It’s our proper to hunt particulars from the board that can assist the inside ministry perceive the matter.”
Rashid additionally rubbished speculations that the federal government might pressurize the medical board, which she added was unbiased. “I’ve by no means doubted Nawaz Sharif’s sickness,” the well being minister stated, “He has all the time been handled as a high-profile affected person.”