LAHORE -UNS – The funeral prayers of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be offered at Sharif Medical City Friday evening, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said Thursday.
The funeral prayers will be offered at 5pm on Friday and Rasm-e-Quul would take place at Jati Umra from Asr till Maghrib on Sunday, the spokesperson announced in a twitter message.
On Tuesday, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passed away at London’s Harley Street Clinic after a prolonged battle with cancer.
The news was confirmed by PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif. Kulsoom Nawaz is survived by her husband and four children, Hassan, Hussain, Maryam and Asma.
“My sister-in-law and wife of Mian Nawaz Sharif, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz is no more. May her soul rest in peace,” Shehbaz Sharif said in a twitter announcement.
“Nawaz Sharif had always consulted Kulsoom Nawaz during his tough hours. She [Kulsoom Nawaz] challenged dictatorship courageously,” stated Shehbaz while adding at the same time late Kulsoom’s affiliation with democracy was proven and time-tested.
Shehbaz added nation will always remember services of Kulsoom Nawaz for democracy.