The British government has rejected Nawaz Sharif’s visa extension request. The PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif is in the UK on a visit visa and his six-month stay in the UK has expired. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif went to the UK in November 2019 for medical treatment. For which he obtained a visit visa. Which is valid for six months. After the expiration of his stay, Nawaz Sharif had requested the British government to extend his visa on medical grounds. which was rejected by British government.
According to sources, PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif can appeal against the decision of the Immigration Department. If the appeal is rejected. A British court can also be approached. Nawaz Sharif will have to contact the government of Pakistan for travel documents.
It should be noted that Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistani passport also expired in February 2021. For which he had requested the government of Pakistan to renew it. But this request was also rejected on March 25. While Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed had announced that the government was ready to issue his revoked passport. If former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wanted to return to Pakistan from London. Nawaz Sharif is facing several cases of corruption and financial irregularities in Pakistan. He was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment in Azizia reference. That was suspended by the Islamabad High Court for 8 weeks on medical grounds.