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PML-N postpones all political activities after death of Nawaz Sharif’s mother Shamim Akhter

PML-N postpones all political activities after the death of Nawaz Sharif’s mother Shamim Akhter.

The political activities will remain suspended till the burial of Shamim Akhtar.

Begum Shamim Akhtar, the mother of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, as well as Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and the party’s president, Shahbaz Sharif, passed away in London on Sunday aged 89.

“We have suspended all activities of the PML-N until the funeral” of Mian Nawaz Sharif’s mother, party spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Twitter

As the news of her death reached Maryam Nawaz who was at the Peshawer jalsa, she announced the death news without her political address and requested the attendees to pray for the departed soul and health of Nawaz Sharif.

Her last remains will be brought to Pakistan according to the news source. The dead body of the former premier’s mother would be released after the Westminster Magistrates’ Court coroner issues her death certificate.

She had been receiving treatment at a London hospital.

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif will not be able to accompany his mother’s body to Pakistan, ex-finance minister Ishaq Dar said in a statement on Sunday.

Furthermore, Shahbaz Sharif and Hamza Shahbaz have been granted permission to attend her funeral.

Condolences message are being extended over the demise of Shamim Akhtar.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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