Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif's wife, Begum Kulsoom breathed her last on Tuesday, September 11 after a long battle with cancer. As per reports, Nawaz Sharif's son Hussain Nawaz and Pakistan Muslim League President, Shehbaz Sharif confirmed the news of her demise. 68-year-old Begum Kulsoom was undergoing treatment in London since June 2017 at Harley Street Clinic. Reportedly, the hospital officials also confirmed this news. The officials further added that her body will be taken to the mortuary shortly. Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who are currently in Central Jail Rawalpindi, have been informed about Kulsoom's death.
On September 10, 2018, Kulsoom was placed under life support system as she was not keeping well.
Present Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Jawed Bajwa expressed their sadness over Kulsoom's sudden demise by taking to Twitter.
Meanwhile, Nawaz Sharif and his daughter are currently in jail as they were found guilty of illegal purchasing of some apartments through offshore companies. Nawaz Sharif was also not allowed to contest elections for the Pakistan general elections which were held on July 25, 2018.