Pakistan PM tests positive for COVID for a third time | Coronavirus pandemic News

Shehbaz Sharif exams constructive for the coronavirus a day after coming back from London.

Pakistan’s prime minister has examined constructive for the coronavirus and was feeling unwell, a day after coming back from London, the nation’s data minister has mentioned.

It was the third time that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had examined constructive for the virus; the primary two instances had been in June 2020 and in January this yr.

Data minister Marriyum Aurangzeb requested the nation in a tweet on Tuesday to hope for the 71-year-old chief’s fast restoration.

Sharif travelled earlier this month to the Egyptian Pink Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the place he participated on the annual United Nations local weather summit, often known as COP27, and from there went on to London on a personal journey to see his older brother, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The elder Sharif was disqualified from operating for workplace by the nation’s Supreme Court docket in 2017, and has been convicted of concealing belongings overseas and sentenced to 10 years. He has been dwelling in exile after a Pakistani court docket launched him on bail and allowed him to depart the nation in 2019 for medical therapy overseas.

His daughter, Maryam Nawaz, was sentenced to seven years in the identical case, over fees linked with the acquisition of luxurious flats in London. The daughter, who can be the vp of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League, was acquitted of all fees by an appeals court docket in September.

Prime Minister Sharif had prolonged his London keep after feeling a slight fever whereas there and returned residence on Monday. He turned the premier in April after a no-confidence vote in parliament eliminated his predecessor, cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan.

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