UN Chief wishes PM Nawaz a speedy recovery

11:22 AM | 2 Jun, 2016
UN Chief wishes PM Nawaz a speedy recovery
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has wished good health and a speedy recovery to Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif following his recent heart surgery in London.

According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, the Secretary General said that he was encouraged by reports that the procedure was successful.

He also expressed appreciation for the Prime Minister's support of the UN and said, "I attach great importance to the partnership between Pakistan, the United Nations, and look forward to continuing our work together."

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be shifted from the ICU to his room in a London hospital today (Thursday).

Maryam Nawaz had earlier said that physicians examining the Prime Minister had expressed satisfaction about his health.

Moreover, Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdullah Marzouq Al Zahrani met Maryam Nawaz and inquired about the PM’s health and prayed for his early recovery.

The ambassador also appreciated the love and affection of the people of Pakistan for their prime minister.