Kulsoom Nawaz body taken to Regent Park Mosque London: Sources

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*ISLAMABAD - Former first lady of Pakistan Kulsoom Nawaz passed away at the Harley Street Clinic, London, on Tuesday.*

Her son Hassan Nawaz confirmed the news. He said that her body will be sent to Lahore.

It was reported that she was shifted to the ventilator once again in the morning.

Her body was taken to Regent Park Mosque. Ishaq Dar, a close aide of Nawaz Sharif, said that the day and time of Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral will be decided by her children.

Shehbaz Sharif will travel to London to bring the body back.

“The body will be brought back on Friday, which is when the funeral will also be held,” said PML-N leader Mushahidullah Khan.

Rana Sanaullah, another PML-N leader, said that Kulsoom Nawaz will be laid to rest in Sharif’s hometown Raiwind.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed sorrow and grief over Kulsoom Nawaz’s demise, PTI’s Senator Faisal Javed said.

“She was a brave woman,” he said.

Mr Javed said that the PM has ordered the Pakistani High Commission in London to “provide the family all the necessary facilities and cooperation”.

“She was a courageous woman of great dignity and confronted her disease with fortitude,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said. “My condolences and prayers go to the Sharif family.”

Last year, Kulsoom Nawaz underwent medical check-ups in London, after which doctors diagnosed her with throat cancer. Her daughter Maryam Nawaz later confirmed on Twitter that her mother was diagnosed with lymphoma, the cancer of the lymph nodes.

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