Umer Sharif will get treatment from the husband of actor Reema Khan in the US, it emerges on Sunday.
The actress’s husband, Dr. Tariq Shahab is a cardiologist and is an American citizen.
According to Umar Sharif’s wife, Zareen Ghazal preparations, supervised by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, were being finalized for her husband’s treatment in the USA.
Earlier, Umer Sharif’s family had revealed that he would have to undergo open-heart surgery in Pakistan if he can’t travel to the US while the open-heart procedure could prove threatening for his health as he is suffering from multiple ailments.
Celebrated Pakistani comedian Umer Sharif had appealed to PM Imran Khan for urgent medical treatment in the US.
Earlier, Federal Minister for Information and Fawad Chaudhry and Sindh Governor Imran Ismail announced that the federal govt. will provide all the required treatment facilities to the legendary comedian of the country Umer Sharif who has renal and cardiovascular issues.
On Saturday, PTI leaders visited Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) to enquire about the health of Sharif.