Islamabad, Sept 12: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari underwent a medical check-up in a London hospital on Sunday.
“After carrying out tests the doctors gave a clean bill of health as President Asif Ali Zardari is absolutely fine,” said President's spokesman Farhatullah Babar, reports Dawn.
According to a medical bulletin issued by Dr Major General Azhar Kiani, personal physician of the president, from London, Zardari underwent a medical check-up in a hospital as planned in advance.
“He underwent some routine medical tests and angiography,” the spokesman said.
Pakistan's High Commissioner to the UK Wajid Shamsul Hasan said in a statement that Mr Zardari underwent an angiography and some routine medical tests at London's Royal Brompton Hospital.
He said the angiography was performed by Royal Brompton Hospital's head of cardiology, Carlo Di Mario, with assistance from leading US cardiologists.
Dr Di Mario was also assisted by Dr Major General Azhar Kiani, Dr Javed Suleman and Dr Samin Sharma.
Babar said the president would stay in London for another three to four days before returning to the country.
The spokesman ruled out the possibility of Zardari's meeting Muttahida Qaumi Movement's chief Altaf Hussain in London.
Meanwhile, an MQM delegation comprising Saleem Shahzad, Raza Haroon and Izhar Ahmed Khan visited the hospital to inquire after the health of President Zardari. The MQM leaders presented flowers to the president on behalf of party chief Altaf Hussain