Sharif who is serving seven-year imprisonment in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case at the Kot Lakhpat Jail since December 2018, was shifted to a hospital last month on account of his physician's request.
Sharif, 69, was on December 24 last year sentenced to seven years in prison by an anti-corruption court in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case for owning a steel factory abroad without disclosing its ownership.
In the petition filed through his counsel Khawaja Haris in the apex court, Sharif said the Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected the application despite the fact that he needed immediate medical attention due to his deteriorating health conditions.
The counsel argued that Nawaz Sharif was suffering from issues related to kidney, hypertension and diabetes, besides having cardiac problems and hence, his jail sentence must be suspended so that he gets proper treatment.
General Musharraf, 75, who lives in Dubai, is facing several cases including a treason case for suspending the Constitution in 2007. The former military ruler left for the UAE in 2016 for medical treatment and has not returned since. He was the army chief during the Kargil War in 1999.
The order came after a special medical board constituted to monitor Nawaz Sharif's health recommended that he should be shifted to a hospital. The board examined the deposed prime minister in jail this week.
More than 150 world leaders are meeting under heightened security, for the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), also known as "Paris 2015" from November 30 to December 11.
Replying to the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that when it came to Doklam, the Congress was all over the place when asked about meeting Chinese officials. And on surgical strikes, he said, the party's comments were childish.
Chakhan-Da-Bagh (Poonch), Jan 13 (ANI): Pakistani nationals condemned the recent Pathankot terror attack saying the attack was abhorrent. They are of the view Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be taking steps to control terrorism and bring justice to the Pathankot martyrs. They said that they wanted the two nations to live in peace and harmony. The residents also believe that Nawaz Sharif’s course of action regarding the Pathankot terror attack would help in improving the relations between the two nations.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Reacting to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's decision to set up a joint investigation team to investigate the links of the Pathankot air base attackers with Pakistan, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has put the onus on the Indian Government to take the next step. Aiyar said if this is true then it is the first step but it is not the last step because we have been through this before. He added that a special court had also been set up at the time of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Srikant Sharma lauded Islamabad's initiative, saying the entire nation is upset over the Pathankot attack.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Pakistan writer and politician Farahnaz Ispahani on Monday appreciated Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for setting up a commission to conduct a joint probe on Pathankot attack and also called it a good move. She also said that terrorism is not good for either of the countries and so strict actions must be taken against it.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said that talks with Pakistan should not be stopped as peace cannot be achieved without dialogue.The former Punjab chief minister also said that India cannot afford to lose its soldiers every day.
New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Saturday said Pakistan’s reaction is not very much different, adding that earlier Pakistan’s former prime minister Yusuf Gilani did the same thing after 26/11 attack and spoke to former prime minister Manmohan Singh, and now Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is also doing the same, after the Pathankot attack. He added that India has given them lot of evidences but Pakistan’s court is not treating those evidences with respect.
New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): The former union home secretary and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP RK Singh on Wednesday said that if Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would have kept a control on his country then Pathankot terror attack would not have taken place. He also said that Sharif is not in a condition to take any action against the culprits, and it also shows that he did not take Pakistan army in his confidence. He further stated that Pathankot terror attack and Mazar-i-sharif attack is coordinated with each other.
New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif accounts for nothing in Pakistan and that the real ruler of the country is General Raheel Sharif. He stated that both General Sharif and his Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) are equally complicit in the Pathankot attack. Tewari also raised questions on the surprised Lahore visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and stressed that foreign secretary level talks should be immediately called off.