Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to leave for London for another medical examination on Thursday, local media reported.

The premier will stay in London for three days and will return to Pakistan on Sunday. He is said to be visiting London on the advice of his personal doctors.

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Urdu daily Jang, while quoting unnamed sources, said that Nawaz Sharif had told Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif around a week ago that he would leave for London on May 19 for medical check-up.

Some reports have also said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will begin a nationwide campaign upon his return from London, with pre-Ramazan addresses planned in front of several public gatherings in different cities.

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Previously in April, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited London for a medical examination, causing a stir among observers and opposition parties in the wake of the mounting Panama Papers controversy, which stems from the association of his family with a number of offshore companies named in the data leaks.