Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will remain in a Dubai hospital for a heart condition, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday.

The president went to Dubai following symptoms related to his pre-existing heart condition, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani's media office said in a statement.

The president will remain under observation and return to resume his normal functions as advised by the doctors.

(Writing by Chris Allbritton; Editing by Yoko Nishikawa)