According to 24 News News TV channel, Begum Shamim Akhtar, mother of former Prime Minister and top PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif, passed away on Sunday. She was 90 years old.
PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz’s grandmother’s death was announced in a tweet by party leader Ataullah Tarar. He also said that Shahbaz’s son Suleiman Shahbaz called him and told him that arrangements were being made to take his grandmother’s body to Lahore for burial.
According to PML-N sources in London, Begum Shamim’s health deteriorated four days ago.
Sources said that his funeral prayers would be offered in London and then his body would be taken to Pakistan for burial.
Sources further said that consultations are underway on the transfer of Begum Shamim’s body to Pakistan and other issues.
Meanwhile, Nawaz Sharif’s personal physician has advised the PML-N leader against air travel. According to the 24 News HD TV channel, the doctor said that air travel was not suitable for the PML-N supremo at the moment.
Begum Shamim Akhtar went to London on February 15 this year to meet her son Nawaz Sharif.
Former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif’s mother passed away
Prime Minister Imran Khan offered condolences to the Sharif family and prayed for the soul of the deceased in Paradise. Former President Asif Ali Zardari and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PML-Q supremo Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervez Elahi, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider, Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, PPP Central leader Qamar Zaman Kaira, Senator Agha Shahzeb Durrani, Minister for Prisons and Colonies Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan also expressed condolences to the Sharif family.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expressed condolences to Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed his heartfelt condolences to Nawaz Sharif on the demise of his mother
The PPP chairman also expressed his condolences to Shahbaz Sharif and Maryam NawazBBhuttoZardari
– PPP (@ Media Cell PPP) November 22, 2020
Maryam Nawaz, who was on stage at a PDM rally in Peshawar on Sunday, was informed of the death of her grandmother, who was staying in London with her son Nawaz Sharif.
The TV channel quoted its sources as saying that the superintendent of Kot Lakhpat Jail informed former Punjab Chief Minister and PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif and Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz about the sad demise of Begum Shamim Akhtar. ۔
According to the TV channel, Shahbaz Sharif burst into tears after hearing the sad news of his mother’s death. The channel reported that there is a possibility that both the father and son, who are in the custody of NAB, may have been released on parole on the orders of the Home Secretary to attend Begum Shamim’s last rites. According to the TV channel, the PML-N leader will be granted parole for bringing the body of the late Shamim Akhtar to Lahore.
The mother of Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shahbaz Sharif has passed away
We belong to God and we return to Him.
– Attaullah Tarar (@ Tarar Attaullah) November 22, 2020
Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar tweeted, “Mian Nawaz Sharif was informed about the death of his wife in jail and today Mian Shahbaz Sharif will also be informed about the death of his mother in jail. Allah Shahbaz Sharif May God help him to bear this trauma. Amen.
We return to God and we return to Him. The mother of Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shahbaz Sharif has passed away. He always gave love and prayers like sons. May Allah forgive them, grant them a high position in Paradise and grant patience to all the family members. Amen
– Ishaq Dar (I MIshaqDar50) November 22, 2020
It is noteworthy that Nawaz Sharif’s mother Begum Shamim Akhtar first appeared in the media in 2018 when Nawaz Sharif was about to return from London with his daughter just before the 2018 general elections.
Begum Shamim had vowed that her son Nawaz and granddaughter Maryam Nawaz were innocent and were punished for standing up with the slogan ‘Vote for Ezzat Do’. “If (Nawaz and Maryam) are sent to jail, I will go with them,” he added.
In an interview with VOA in 2018, Nawaz Sharif’s mother said: “I have never spoken to the media. This has never been the case in the past. I have never seen such a situation.
“I’ll go there. Yeah … even though I’m in pain. These people have made me worry about their children. These people have made me worry about their children. So I feel like I’m sick. “But I will go,” he said at the time.
“When Nawaz Sharif became prime minister for the first time, his father did not allow him to eat at the government’s expense. She sent him money from home for each month’s expenses. Then there are the enemies and they accuse him. These are false allegations, ”Nawaz Sharif’s mother said in an interview.
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