Zardari, Bilawal to meet Nawaz today to extend condolences


LAHORE : Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari will meet ex-premier Nawaz Sharif later today to extend condolences on Begum Kulsoom’s demise.

Bilawal and Zardari will be accompanied by a PPP delegation during their visit to Jati Umrah.

Begum Kulsoom passed away on September 11 in the Harley Street Clinic in London, where she was being treated for lymphoma. She was laid to rest at Jatih Umrah on Friday.

PPP leaders including Yousaf Raza Gillani, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Khursheed Shah, Naveed Qamar, and Qamar Zaman Kaira attended the former first lady’s funeral.

Following Begum Kulsoom’s death, Nawaz, Maryam, and her husband Captain (retd) Safdar Awan were released from Adiala Jail on parole till Sunday.



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