Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's funeral to be held in Jati Umra on Friday

Published: September 12, 2018
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In this file photo, Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Nawaz Sharif, leaves her Islamabad residence prior to departing the country December 10, 2000. PHOTO: REUTERS

In this file photo, Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Nawaz Sharif, leaves her Islamabad residence prior to departing the country December 10, 2000. PHOTO: REUTERS

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday said Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral rites would be offered on Friday at the Sharif Medical City in Jati Umra.

Party insiders in Lahore earlier confirmed that the former first lady would be laid to rest at the Sharifs’ residence in Jati Umra.

Moreover, the congregational prayers (Rasm-e-Qul)  will be offered on September 16 from Asr to Maghrib, the PML-N spokesperson added.

It was also announced that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif would also meet his mourners from 4pm to 6pm at his residence.

Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar released on parole ahead of Kulsoom Nawaz’s burial

Meanwhile, Hussain Nawaz’s son Zayd Hussain Nawaz also spoke out via Twitter that Begum Kulsoom’s funeral would also be carried out at Regents Park Masjid in London.

On Tuesday, Nawaz and his daughter Maryam Nawaz as well as his son-in-law retired captain Mohammad Safdar were released on parole in the wee hours after Begum Kulsoom’s demise.

 

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