Pakistan

LAHORE – The senior leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would attend the funeral prayers of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former premier Nawaz Sharif.

The PTI delegation headed by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar would consist of housing and urban development minister, Mehmoodur Rashid, minister for industries and commerce, Mian Aslam Iqbal and others.

Maulana Tariq Jameel to lead funeral prayers of Kulsoom Nawaz

The funeral of the former first lady will be held at the Sharif Medical Complex at 5:00 pm in Raiwind near Lahore.

Earlier, her body was shifted to Pakistan from London where her funeral was attended by a large number of people including her sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz, brother-in-law Shahbaz Sharif,  Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Ishaq Dar.

Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral prayers offered in London

Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) flight PK-758 carrying the casket of the former first lady, landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in the wee hours where the relatives received the body amid tears.

The casket has been shifted to Sharif Medical City’s mortuary where the former premier and other members of the family have a glimpse of the deceased.

Kulsoom Nawaz breathed her last on 11 September in London’s Harley Street clinic where she was being treated for cancer.