Prime Minister back after heart surgery in London

LAHORE, July 9 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday arrived here after recovery from open heart surgery in London.

As the prime minister landed at Hajj Terminal of Allama Iqbal
International Airport along with spouse Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, he was received by Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Governor Punjab Rafiq Rajwana, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Leader of the House in Senate Raja Zafarul Haq.

Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique, Minister of State
for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi, senior government officials and media anchors were also present at the airport.

The prime minister had left for London on May 22 and underwent an open heart surgery on May 31. He returned home after the doctor allowed him air travel.

Earlier, at the Stansted Airport, the prime minister was seen
off by Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker National Assembly and Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, along with the officials of the High Commission.

Talking to media, at his residence before departure, the prime minister said by the Grace of Allah, his doctors had declared his health satisfactory.

He thanked the entire nation for their prayers for his early
recovery and good health.