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The Namaz-e-Janaza (Funeral prayer) of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, will be offered at Sharif Medical City, Raiwind near Lahore today (Friday).

Significant political personalities including Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjarani, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khurshid Shah will attend the funeral. Delegations of PPP, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) will also arrive for condolence.

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Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of the former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, passed away at London’s Harley Street Clinic on Tuesday after a prolonged battle with cancer.

A PIA flight carrying the casket landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore at 6:40 am today from where it was shifted to Sharif Medical Complex, Jati Umra amid strict security.

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