PML-N leaders Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif’s mother, Begum Shamim Akhter, passed away in London on Sunday.
The news was revealed by PML-N Deputy Secretary-General Attaullah Tarar on Twitter.
میاں نواز شریف اور میاں شہباز شریف کی والدہ محترمہ وفات پا گئیں ہیں
Api jee Passed away
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ
— Attaullah Tarar (@TararAttaullah) November 22, 2020
Akhter was 90 years old and had been ill for a while. According to reports, she was undergoing medical treatment.
Earlier in February, she traveled to London to meet Nawaz when he was undergoing heart surgery.
She will be buried at the Sharif family graveyard in Jati Umrah, according to PML-N leader Azma Bukhari.
Tarrar has reached Kot Lakhpat Jail to inform Shehbaz Sharif of the news.