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Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif Dies in London Hospital

Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif Dies in London Hospital

Wife of Jailed Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Kulsoom Nawaz today lost her long battle against Cancer. 
Kulsoom has undergoing treatment for cancer at “London’s Harley Street Clinic” since June 2014. She was placed on life on life support last Tuesday, after her health deteriorated, reported a leading media channel in Pakistan.
The health of 68 year’s old Former first lady of Pakistan first worsened Monday night as she had developed a lung problem again, the channel said.
Sharif's brother and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Shehbaz Sharif confirmed her death in a tweet. "My sister-in-law, the wife of Nawaz Sharif sahib is no more among us. Let her soul rest in peace" he tweeted in Urdu.
Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar are currently serving jail terms in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi after being convicted by an accountability court in a corruption case in July.
Citing sources, the channel said Sharif, Maryam, and Safdar have been informed about Kulsoom's death. 
The family sources of Nawaz Sharif have confirmed that the body of Kulsoom would be brought back to Pakistan, where it would be laid to rest.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan has consoled the Family of Nawaz and said in a statement that the prime minister said all facilities will be provided to the family and heirs of Kulsoom as per law.
The prime minister has directed the Pakistan High Commission in London to assist in provision of all necessary facilities to the family of the deceased, the statement said.
Army Chief Gen. Qamar Jawed Bajwa also expressed grief over Kulsoom's death and extended condolences to her family.
Kulsoom suffered from lymphoma (throat) cancer in August last and had been in London since, where she underwent multiple surgeries and at least five chemotherapy sessions.
She was born in 1950 in Lahore to a Kashmiri family. She graduated from the Forman Christian College in Lahore and received a Master's degree in Urdu from Punjab University in 1970.
From her maternal side, she was granddaughter of famous wrestler of the sub-continent Gama Pehlwan.
Kulsoom married Sharif in April 1971. She is survived by her husband and four children - Hassan, Hussain, Maryam and Asma.