LAHORE (92 News) - The mother of former premier Nawaz Sharif and former punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif has passed away in London after prolonged illness on Sunday.
This tragic news was announced on Twitter by Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Atta Tarrar.
"Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shahbaz Sharif's respected mother has passed away," he tweeted.
PML-N leader Attaullah Tarar announced the tragic news on Twitter and wrote that Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shehbaz Sharif’s mother has passed away.”
Tarar said Suleman Shehbaz informed about the demise of Shamim Akhtar from London via phone and added that steps are being taken to shift her body to Pakistan. “Details would be shared after finalisation of arrangments”, Atta Tarar added.
Begum Shamim was staying in London with her son Nawaz Sharif, where she breathed her last. She was 90.
Shehbaz Sharif also shared pictures of his deceased mother on his social media account and appealed to the nation to pray for her eternal peace.
Meanwhile, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz was set to address the PDM's Peshawar rally when she found out her grandmother, Begum Shamim Akhtar, passed away in London.
She still gave a very short speech and asked the crowd to pray for her grandmother's soul, and father's health.
Maryam Nawaz left PDM Peshawar rally after grandmother’s death shortly.
On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, former president Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and other political leaders have expressed grief over the demise of Shamim Akhtar and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.