Rawalpindi: Former President Asif Ali Zardari is under medical treatment after his health deteriorated. According to the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal, his father should have been given proper medical facilities.
The PPP workers have requested the Adyala Jail authorities to provide proper medical aid to their leader. They requested the authorities on Wednesday to allow Asif Ali Zardari to be treated by a team of doctors of his own choice.
An application has been written to the Adyala jail authorities addressing Deputy Superintendent Jail by former President’s lawyer. His lawyer mentioned that Asif Ali Zardari has been going through serious health conditions, i.e. ‘multiple medical issues’.
Vascular disease and fluctuating sugar
In the application, his lawyer declared that “He is suffering from various ailments and was allowed two attendants to monitor his sugar and blood pressure round the clock. Due to multiple morbidities, even a board of doctors has been checking him every week. The cardio vascular disease and fluctuating sugar and blood pressure expose such patients to greater risk contracting life threatening conditions in a stream hot and humid weather. It is also clarified that facilities be provided to the accused which are necessary for his health according to instructions of doctors.”
It was also written in the application that if Zardari was denied medical treatment, then it would ‘lead to irreparable damage to his health and may even imperil his life.’