Begum Kulsoom Nawaz funeral prayers offered in Lahore

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz funeral prayers offered in Lahore

LAHORE - Funeral prayers for Kulsoom Nawaz , wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, have been offered at Sharif Medical City Raiwind on Friday.

Relatives, politicians, celebrities and hundreds of party worker attended the funeral rites.

Renowned scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel led the funeral prayers.

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar, National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders Khursheed Shah, Qamar Zaman Kaira, MQM-P leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Farooq Sattar, Mehmood Khan Azhakzai, Punjab Assembly speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and PML-Q leader Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain were also present at the funeral rites of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

The former first lady’s body was flown back to Pakistan on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Heathrow Airport for Lahore Thursday night.