Sharif has been declared an absconder in this case for his 'continuous non-appearance' before the investigation team.
The court also rejected the plea that Zardari, 64, would appear once the COVID-19 situation improved.
The charges underscore the heightened tensions between Iran and the United States since Trump unilaterally withdrew America from Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.
Pakistan's anti-graft body issues arrest warrant against Nawaz Sharif in land-related corruption case
The 70-year-old supremo of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, is currently in London for medical treatment.
Kerala actor abduction case: Arrest warrant against Kunchacko Boban for failing to turn up for the trial
Boban did not even file an absent petition and did not communicate about his absence to the prosecution counsel as well.
The Central Bureau of Investigation Special Court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant against the accused persons who were not present for VYAPAM case hearing.
Belgian state prosecutors on Sunday were examining international arrest warrants issued by Spain for the ousted leader of Catalonia and other members of his disbanded Cabinet.
Sessions judge V P Agarwal had yesterday issued warrants against Hardik Patel and six others for allegedly vandalising the office of a BJP MLA during the quota stir in 2015.
A court in Visnagar today issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel after he failed to appear before it for the second consecutive time.