Kulsoom Nawaz to be buried in Jati Umra on Friday: Hussain Nawaz

LONDON: Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz informed on Wednesday that Begum Kulsoom, who passed away yesterday, will be laid to rest in Jati Umra on Friday.

In a conversation with a private channel, Hussain apprised that his mother’s body will reach Pakistan on Friday and will be buried at Lahore’s Jati Umra residence.

However, Hussain said that both he and his brother Hassan will not be able to attend their mother’s funeral as they would not be traveling to Pakistan.

The government late on Wednesday released former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar on parole to attend the funeral of former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

Also read Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar released on parole

According to reports, the three were released for a period of 12 hours, which is likely to be extended.

The police had escorted them from Adiala Jail to the Nur Khan Airbase from where they were brought to Lahore.

Share

Recent Posts

Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia’s return

The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly agreed Tuesday to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after…

10 mins ago

Iran says US sanctions rupture ‘path to diplomacy’

Iran said Tuesday US sanctions on its leaders represent the "permanent closure" of diplomacy with Washington, after President Donald Trump…

12 mins ago

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO

Acting US Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads…

14 mins ago

Mexico vows to identify thousands of remains, ‘worst legacy’ of violence

Mexico's government vowed on Monday to identify thousands of human remains that have accumulated in morgues and mass graves during…

17 mins ago

Nicaragua puffing up status in rarefied world of premium cigars

From "rich and full-bodied" to "complex with hints of licorice," aficionados exhaust the lexicon to capture the essence of Nicaragua's…

27 mins ago

Baber Awan’s acquittal plea accepted in Nandipur corruption case

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Tuesday accepted acquittal plea of Babar Awam and Justice Riaz Kayani in the Nandipur corruption…

32 mins ago