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Modi extends best wishes to Sharif for his heart surgery

Saturday, May 28, 2016,10:53 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended best wishes to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif for his open-heart surgey to be held in UK next Tuesday. My best wishes to PM Nawaz Sharif Sahab for his open heart surgery on Tuesday.

And for his speedy recovery & good health, Modi tweeted. Sharif will undergo an open-heart surgery on Tuesday, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif had said yesterday. Asif, also a confidante of 66-year-old Sharif, had said doctors have advised the prime minister to undergo an open-heart surgery, following which he will be staying in the hospital for a week.

The prime minister will travel after one week, on doctor’s permission, he added. Sharif’s daughter, Maryam Nawaz had confirmed on twitter that her father will undergo an open-heart surgery on Tuesday.