Political, Global Leaders Condole Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's Demise
The condolences for the departed Begum Kulsoom Nawaz continued at former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's residence at Jati Umra, where Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leaders were reaching to express their sorrow and grief with the bereaved family.
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Sep, 2018 ) :The condolences for the departed Begum Kulsoom Nawaz continued at former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's residence at Jati Umra, where Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leaders were reaching to express their sorrow and grief with the bereaved family.
The demise of former first lady was widely condoled across the political divide alongwith global leaders, expressing their heartfelt feelings since Tuesday.
Turkish President Turkish Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in his message, expressed his heartiest grief over the sad demise of Begum Kulsoom's death and prayed for eternal peace of the deceased soul and extended his sympathies with the Sharif family.
"May Allah bless the departed soul eternal peace at Heaven-Amen", Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor quoted COAS as saying on his official Ttwitter handle.
They prayed to Allah Almighty to grant eternal peace to the departed soul and solace to the bereaved family.
Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani sent his condolences to the bereaved family while Awami National Party leader Asfandyar Wali, in his condolence message, said Begum Kulsoom Nawaz fought against the dictatorship.
Prominent amongst others who reached Jati Umra included Senator Asif Kirmani, Senator Dr Ghaus Niaizi, Javed Hashmi, Khurram Dastagir, Rana Tanvir Hussain, Pervaiz Malik, and Khawaja Imran Nazir.
Meanwhile, senior politician Javed Hashmi told media, Kulsoom Nawaz was a brave lady who fought for democracy and their comrade in political struggle. "She was bearing the fatal disease of cancer for a year", he mourned.
Nawaz Sharif's health was reported as sick and he was unable to meet the guests reaching for condolence of his wife due to his weak physical condition.
PML-N official spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb told media that guests coming for condolence have been requested to visit from 1600 hours to 1800 hours in the evening to express their sympathies with bereaved family.