The spokesperson of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Marriyum Aurangzeb, stated on Saturday that President Shehbaz Sharif is returning to Pakistan tonight. He will land on the Islamabad airport. Marriyum additional stated that Shehbaz has determined to return to the nation in view of the continued coronavirus disaster. “Shehbaz Sharif has decided to return to the country despite his brother’s heart condition,” she added. The event comes hours after authorities introduced that it was suspending all worldwide flights operations in a bid to include the coronavirus outbreak.

Shehbaz, in a video message, stated he needed to return to Pakistan amid coronavirus disaster however couldn’t as a consequence of well being problems with his elder brother. “But when I heard about Pakistan’s airspace closure starting from tonight, I asked my brother his permission to return to the homeland, which he gave,” he may be heard saying within the video.

Shehbaz is the opposition chief within the Nationwide Meeting. The PML-N president had left for London alongside along with his ailing brother Nawaz Sharif final 12 months. Shehbaz has been accompanying Nawaz since November 2019, when the three-time premier flew to London to get medical therapy after the Islamabad Excessive Court docket granted him interim bail in a corruption case owing to his medical situation.