PM and Army Chief offer condolences on death of mother of Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif.
Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed sympathy with ex-PM Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and ex-CM Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif.
PM and Army Chief offer condolences on death of mother of Nawaz
He also prayed for the departed soul of Begum Shamim Akhtar.
Meanwhile, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday expressed grief and heartfelt condolences on sad demise of Begum Shamim Akhtar.
He prayed “May Allah Almighty bless the departed soul in eternal peace- ameen.”
Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar quoted the COAS in a tweet.
Mother of ex-PM Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and ex-CM Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif died in London.
Ms Shamim Akhtar, 90, was residing with her son Nawaz Sharif at the Avenfield apartments since February this year.
Deputy Secretary General PMLN Attaullah Tarar shared the news of her death today.
In a twitter message, he said Api Jee passed away Innah Lillah wa Inna Ilayh Rajay-oon.
Sad news also reached Peshawar where Mian Iftikhar of ANP interrupted the address of Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to let Maryam Nawaz share the sad news with the people.
Maryam said she was not in a position to address the rally.
Moreover, she asked people to pray for her grandmother and his father.
Later, participants of the PDM’s power show offered prayers for the departed soul.