Shehbaz Sharif leaves for London to visit ailing Kulsoom Nawaz

12:40 PM | 16 Jun, 2018
Shehbaz Sharif leaves for London to visit ailing Kulsoom Nawaz
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LAHORE - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday left for London to visit ailing Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

In a message on social media, Shehbaz wrote, "Leaving for UK shortly to inquire after my Bhabhi's health. She is in ICU and needs your prayers.... Eid Mubarak to all of you ... have a great day!"

Begum Kulsoom was shifted to the ICU of a London hospital late Thursday after her health deteriorated. She had collapsed in the ICU after suffering a heart attack and placed on ventilator.

Earlier today, the former chief minister extended Eid greetings to nation.

"I extend Eid greetings to the entire Muslim nation especially the Pakistani citizens," he said, adding that Eid is a day of happiness and gratitude for Muslims.

"Eid is a day to be celebrated with religious fervour and I hope it will be celebrated with national unity and spirit of brotherhood."