LAHORE (Staff Report) – Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has strongly rejected media reports claiming that public money is being spent on the premier’s treatment in London.

In a post on micro-blogging network Twitter, Maryam said that her father’s treatment and accommodation abroad was being paid for by her family.

“All present and previous expenditures incurred on the Prime Minister treatment, investigations/ tests, lodging are borne by the family itself,” she asserted.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is set to undergo an open-heart surgery in London on Tuesday, upon the advice of doctors. Maryam Nawaz Sharif confirmed the news on Twitter.