Permission will be subject to Sharif family submitting an indemnity bond "to the tune of Rs7-7.5bn", says minister.
Cabinet sub-committee meets for the second time to deliberate removal of former PM's name from the ECL.
"As time passes by, the threats to his health increase. It is imperative we send him abroad for treatment immediately."
PM Imran addresses 'International Rehmatul-lil-Alameen (SAW) Conference' in Islamabad.
Two submarine cables had gone offline on Tuesday evening, disrupting internet in the country.
Mufti Muneebur Rehman makes the announcement after receiving multiple testimonies from across the country.
JUI-F Punjab chief Maulana Attiqueur Rehman welcomes the participants of the march.
"I will announce the future course of action in Islamabad," says party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.
Sources say Mufti Kifayatullah has been shifted to Haripur jail; Islamabad DIG Operations denies the arrest.
Protest to be held in Islamabad's H-9 area; organisers required to submit written affidavit to administration.
The venue of the protest remained a sticking point during talks between the two sides.
On Wednesday night, Maryam was admitted to the hospital after a meeting with her ailing father.
Statement says the govt will allow the protest march "if it takes place within the ambit of law and the Constitution".
"If we reach Islamabad, our action plan will be different and if we are prevented, it will take a different direction."
JUI-F's Abdul Ghafoor Haider says government itself imposing lockdown in capital "by digging trenches".
Akram Durrani says no compromise on October 27 march, requests government to not approach parties separately.
"If you don't sit and talk, then we would have fulfilled our responsibility. Whatever happens then, will be on you."
Imran Khan joins 'human chain' event held to express solidarity with the people living under siege in occupied Kashmir.
Fazlur Rehman says the party will join Kashmiris in observing October 27 as a black day across the country.
JUI-F leader Haideri asks the chief commissioner to make security arrangements for the participants.