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Nawaz to meet with sympathisers Thursday: spokesperson


LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will meet with sympathisers Thursday, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Wednesday.

The PML-N supremo will meet with leaders, workers and sympathisers from 4pm to 6pm Thursday at his Jati Umra residence on Raiwind Road in Lahore.

Party leaders, workers and sympathisers were arriving at Jati Umra on Wednesday to condole with the Sharif family on the demise of Kulsoom Nawaz, who passed away at a hospital in London.

Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Muhammad Safdar were released on a three-day parole from Adiala Jail to attend the last rites of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

According to the Punjab Home Department, the three had reached Jati   Umra residence after they were flown to Lahore in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

Shehbaz Sharif, PML-N president and the opposition leader in the National Assembly, will reach London Wednesday to attend her funeral prayers at Regent Park mosque and bring back her body to Lahore.

The security around Jati Umra residence has been beefed up.

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  1. Tahir Khan says

    A great lady, irreparable loss for the nation. May Allah rest her soul in peace.