LONDON (92 News) – Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away after battling cancer in London on Tuesday.
The former first lady was being treated at Harley Street Clinic. She was shifted to the ventilator after her condition deteriorated.
Her body has been shifted to mortuary of Regent Park Mosque. Her funeral is likely to be held on Thursday.
PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif will leave for London to get the body. She will be buried in Jati Umrah.
Former three-time premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were informed about her death in Adiala Jail. They continued to watch the news about her death. Capt (retd) Safdar condoled with Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz.
Soon after hearing about the Kulsoom Nawaz’s death, Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz reached Adiala Jail.
Meanwhile, the Sharif family rejected the Pakistan High Commission’s offer to shift the body of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. They thanked the Pakistan High Commission for extending cooperation.
The Sharif family said that they are making arrangements for shifting the body to Pakistan.
Sources said that Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz could be released for 5-3 days on parole to participate in the funeral. They will have to submit an application to the Interior Ministry in this regard.
Earlier, the former premier’s wife, who has been undergoing cancer treatment at the clinic in London, was taken off a ventilator last month after her condition improved a bit.
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