Nawaz Sharif cuts short his London visit

Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has decided to immediately return back to country winding up his engagements in London, radio Pakistan reported.

According to the press release the prime minister will leave for Pakistan today in the wake of tragic incident of oil spill in Bhawalpur in which more than 120 people have lost their lives and more than 200 people are injured.

The prime minister noted that the terror incidents on Jummatul Wida and Ahmedpur Sharqia tragedy had grieved the nation immensely.

He appealed to the nation to pray for the departed souls and for early recovery of the injured.

The Prime minister after contacted Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed him to reach Ahmadpur Sharqia and supervise all the rescue and relief activities.

The prime minister also directed for all possible relief to the vicitms’ families

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