Kulsoom Nawaz's body brought to Jati Umra

Wajid said that the top court had issued an order verbally however no detailed order was handed out

Wajid said that the top court had issued an order verbally however no detailed order was handed out

Deeply dejected by the death of his spouse, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif passed a quiet day at Jatiumra residence.

Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Capt (retd) M Safdar, now serving jail terms in the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi after being convicted by an accountability court in a corruption case in July, have been released on parole for Kulsoom's funeral.

Also, Iranian Consular General visited Jati Umra for offering condolences to Nawaz Sharif.

According to reports from London, Nimaze Jinaza of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be offered at Regent Park Mosque London at 12:15pm local time.

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The funeral prayers will be offered at the Regent Park mosque on Thursday and her body will be flown to Lahore after completion of legal formalities.

Pakistani jailed former minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, center, prays during a funeral of his wife Kulsoom Nawaz with his brother Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

Shehbaz Sharif, the deceased's brother-in-law and president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), along with Begum Kulsoom's daughter Asma, grandson Zayd Hussain Sharif (Hussain Nawaz's son), and 11 other family members accompanied the body.

Shedding light on Kulsoom's last election in Lahore, Butt revealed that she was the first woman in the country's political history who was elected by the people despite the fact that she was in London battling for her life. "In case of a delay in Begum Kulsoom's funeral, the parole will be further extended", the spokesperson added. Both have been declared absconders by an accountability court in the corruption cases. It was later shifted to the Sharif Medical Complex, Jati Umra where her funeral will be held today.

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Amid a very tight security inside and outside Sharifs' farmhouse, a huge number of party leaders and people from various walks of life came to Jattiumra to share sorrow of the Sharifs.

The Sharif family had requested that a five-day parole be granted to the three.

Sharif is unable to meet visitors arriving at Jati Umra to extend condolences as his health deteriorated on Wednesday, family sources said.

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