LAHORE Only Sharif family members will participate in the congregational prayers (Rasm-e-Qul) for the benefit of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz to be offered tomorrow (Sunday) from Asr to Maghrib.
Former Punjab CM and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif appealed those who wished to participate in the Rasm-e-Qul for late former first lady to organise Quran Khawani and Dua (prayers) in their respected areas.
The PML-N president also thanked political leaders, party workers and people for attending the funeral prayers of his late sister-in-law.
On the other hand, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari will also meet Nawaz Sharif tomorrow along with a party delegation to offer condolences on his wife’s demise.
On Friday, the former first lady was laid to rest in Jati Umra, next to the resting place of her father-in-law Mian Sharif and brother-in-law Abbas Sharif.
Her funeral prayers, led by religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil, were offered at Sharif Medical City, Raiwind.
PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, his son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar along with party leaders and thousands of supporters attended the funeral. Delegations from other political parties including PTI, PPP, MQM-P and PSP were also in attendance.