N MPA pays tribute to Kulsoom Nawaz

Clay Curtis
September 14, 2018

The flight landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore around 6.45 am (local time).

Former Punjab chief minister and brother of Nawaz, Shehbaz Sharif last morning left for London through a foreign airline to bring back the body of his sister-in-law. Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife in the eastern city of Lahore on Friday, days after she died at a hospital in London after remaining in critical condition for months.

The Saudi envoy for offered condolences to Nawaz Sharif on the demise of former First Lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

Along with him, Sharif's daughter, grand children and other immediate family members will land with the body of Kulsoom Nawaz.

Sharif is unable to meet visitors arriving at Jati Umra to extend condolences as his health deteriorated on Wednesday, family sources said.

(WebDesk) - Preparations are underway to perform the final rites of former first ladyand wife of former Prime Minister and PMLN Supremo Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Kulsoom Nawaz tomorrow, after Friday Prayers.

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Both Sharifs said they had broken no law and there was no proof the residences were purchased with money from corruption.

Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Capt (retd) M Safdar, now serving jail terms in the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi after being convicted by an accountability court in a corruption case in July, have been released on parole for Kulsoom's funeral. The family is now meeting people in Jati Umra, who have come to pay homage to Begum Kulsoom.

Maryam Nawaz also saw her grandmother and was seen weeping at most of the occasions as the relatives came to condole the death of her mother.

Meanwhile, the Punjab home department has issued a notification announcing an extension in the parole already awarded to Sharif for additional five days - September 12 (4 pm) to September 17 (4 pm).

The funeral prayers will be offered at the Regent Park mosque on Thursday afternoon and her body will be flown to Lahore after completion of legal formalities.

Nawaz Sharif sons, grandsons, Shahbaz Sharif, Ishaq Dar and Son and Chaudhary Nisar among others attended funeral prayers of Kulsoom Nawaz.

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