Soon after the Kulsoom Nawaz’s death on tuesday Shabaz Sharif filed an application for at least five days release of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Muhammad Safdar to attend begum Nawaz’s funeral.
On Wednesday they were released on a 12 hour parole and was later extended for five days, the family flew to Lahore from Nur Khan Airbase.
Currently they are residing at Jati Umra residence awaiting for the deceased to arrive from London. Three rooms of Jati Umra have been declared a sub jail.The parole is due till Saturday night and it could be extended in case of delay funeral said the Punjab government.
During an interview in London Hussain Nawaz said mother was recovering well in the last few weeks. She was removed from ventilator support and was shifted to a room. However, on Sunday night her health deteriorated and was shifted on ventilator again. Unfortunately, she could not recover this time and left this world on Tuesday 11:15am. Begum Nawaz’s body was shifted to the Regent’s park Mosque mortuary where her funeral prayers were offered after Zuhr on Thursday.
Marriyum Aurangzeb has announced that the funeral will take place today on Friday 14th September at the Sharif medical city adjacent Jati Umra. She will be laid rest beside her father in law Mian Sharif. The congregational prayers will be offered on Sunday from Asr till Magrib.
Shahbaz Sharif, Begum’s Nawaz daughter Asma and grandson Zikriya Sharif will accompany the body back to Pakistan via PIA. Whereas A source in PMNL said it is unlikely for Hussain and Hassan Nawaz to return to Pakistan for the funeral in the face of corruption cases against them. They are proclaimed offenders of law and return would not be advised by immediate family, reports Dawn news.