ISLAMABAD: Daughter of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz on Thursday has said that they sought exemption from the court hearing to meet ailing Kulsoom Nawaz in London.

Talking to media, Maryam Nawaz said National Accountability Bureau (NAB) lawyer argued that the presence of every family member in London is not necessary. She said that the doctors need to take important decision regarding her mother after consulting with Nawaz Sharif.

On the other hand, the defence lawyer submitted new medical certificate of Kulsoom Nawaz along with his clients’ plea seeking exemption for seven days from March 26.

The appeal stated that Ali Aimal will appear in place of Nawaz while Jahangir Jadoon will be Maryam’s representative.

The medical report revealed that cancer has been found on the left side of Kulsoom Nawaz’s neck after which the doctors have suggested to go for radiotherapy. The doctors have stated that they want to meet Nawaz Sharif to consult regarding his wife’s health.

Subsequently, the decision was reserved by the court.