Global News

Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom laid to rest

Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom laid to rest

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz was laid to rest at the family's Jati Umra residence in Lahore near the graves of her father-in-law, Mian Sharif, and brother-in-law, Abbas Sharif.

MPA Hina Pervez Butt submitted a resolution in Punjab Assembly paying tribute to Kulsoom Nawaz, a three-time former first lady, who died on Tuesday.

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. The body is due to be flown back from London on Thursday. He is expected to reach to Lahore, Pakistan early in the morning of Friday.

Famed Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel will lead the former first lady's funeral prayers as special security measures will be in place to ensure that her rituals pass off without any untoward incident.

According to reports from London, Nimaze Jinaza of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be offered at Regent Park Mosque London at 12:15pm local time.

Shehbaz Sharif, Kulsoom Nawaz's brother-in-law and president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), along with her daughter Asma, grandson Zayd Hussain Sharif (Hussain Nawaz's son), and 11 other family members accompanied the body.

Kulsoom Nawaz s coffin was placed inside the Regent Park Mosque.

A number of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders and members of Pakistani diaspora attended the funeral in the British capital.

A protective human chain was formed around Sharif so that the funeral prayers could be offered.

The coffin of the Begum Kulsoom Nawaz is being taken to the Heathro Airport after funeral prayers.

In case of late burial of a body, the rules provide three day extension in parole period which is further extendable by another three days.

Sharif is unable to meet visitors arriving at Jati Umra to extend condolences as his health deteriorated on Wednesday, family sources said. "A prison where a husband can not even see his wife".

Party women leadership and party workers are gatherd around the PMLN leader and deceased s daughter Maryam Nawaz.

Nawaz Sharif met with the people visited him to condole.