Air Chief Marshal (R) Rao Qamar Suleman had brain haemorrhage and was admitted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Lahore last week, a statement said on Tuesday. He was operated upon and the doctors successfully removed the blood clot. ‘Doctors are still in attendance,’ the statement added. Air Chief Tahir Rafique Butt visited his predecessor to enquire about his health.

Butt conveyed his 'deep concern' about Rao's health and is being regularly updated in this regard, stated the press release.