KARACHI: The US government has issued visas to ailing Umer Sharif and his family members for the legendary artist’s medical treatment in America.
Update: عمر شریف صاحب اور ان کے اہلخانہ کو امریکہ کے ویزے ایشو ہو گئے ہیں۔ اب وہ جلد اپنے علاج کے لئے امریکہ روانہ ہوں گے۔ ان کے اہلخانہ نے اس تمام پراسس میں تعاون پر وزیراعظم پاکستان کا شکریہ ادا کیا۔— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) September 16, 2021
وزیراعظم صاحب دعاگو ہیں کہ اللہ تعالی عمر شریف صاحب کو جلد صحتیاب کرے
Umer Sharif is under treatment at a private hospital in Karachi for multiple ailments and had requested Prime Minister Imran Khan for expediting US visas for his surgery abroad.
Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab confirmed the development and thanked the US consulate for issuing visas.
“Even happier to inform that the visa has been issued just now. Thank you to the team at US Consulate for the support extended,” he tweeted. He added that the air ambulance will arrive tomorrow.
Even happier to inform that visa has been issued just now. Thank u to the team at US Consulate for the support extended https://t.co/nC8RnCSSZa— Murtaza Wahab Siddiqui (@murtazawahab1) September 16, 2021
Meanwhile, SAPM Shahbaz Gill said that the family of Umer Sharif has thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his cooperation in making the visa processes easier.
“The PM is praying for his early recovery,” he said.