Kulsoom Nawaz, the winning contestant from NA-120 Lahore and wife of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, began her first round of chemotherapy on Tuesday in London.
In a tweet, Maryam Nawaz shared a picture of her mother with her father Nawaz sitting beside her.
“Ami being prepared for her first chemotherapy session,” Maryam wrote.
Ami being prepared for her first chemotherapy session. Thank you for your valuable prayers for her. Means a lot to us. pic.twitter.com/SWTF39mhff— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) October 10, 2017
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader thanked her followers and party supporters for their prayers saying they “mean a lot to us”.
Kulsoom Nawaz undergoes 'third operation' for lymphoma in London
Minutes later Maryam posted another picture of Nawaz and Kulsoom with the caption: “in sickness and in health…. A solemn vow.”
In sickness & in health .......— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) October 10, 2017
A solemn vow. pic.twitter.com/gbnDmb9gRy
The former first lady was readmitted to the hospital on September 27 after her "condition worsened".
Kulsoom has been battling lymphoma- a form of cancer. She has undergone three surgeries since August and remains in London to continue her treatment.