Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Passed Away
Wife of Former PM Nawaz Sharif, Kulsoom Nawaz passed away on 11th September 2018. Various influential personalities chimed in to offer their condolences through Twitter.
Three time First Lady of Pakistan Kulsoom Nawaz passed away in London’s Harley Street Clinic after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday 11th September. Various influential political personalities took to twitter to offer their condolences.
Current Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan offered his condolences:
Sad to learn of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's death. She was a courageous woman of great dignity and confronted her disease with fortitude. My condolences and prayers go to the Sharif family.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) September 11, 2018
Current President of Pakistan Arif Alvi gave his condolences from the official twitter account for the President of Pakistan:
I express my sincere regrets on the sad demise of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. My condolences to the Sharif family on this loss. May her soul rest in peace
— The President of Pakistan (@PresOfPakistan) September 11, 2018
Acting President of PML-N Shahbaz Sharif tweeted from PML-N’s official twitter:
میری بھابھی اور میاں نواز شریف صاحب کی اہلیہ بیگم کلثوم نواز اب ہم میں نہیں رہیں، اللہ تعالٰی انکی مغفرت فرمائے: شہباز شریف
ﺇﻧَّﺎﻟِﻠّٰﻪ ﻭﺇﻧَّﺎﺇﻟَﻴْﻪِ ﺭَﺍﺟِﻌُﻮْﻥ
— PML(N) (@pmln_org) September 11, 2018
Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari took to PPP’s official twitter account to offer his:
بیگم کلثوم نواز ایک بہادر خاتون تھیں: بلاول بھٹو زرداری #BegumKulsoomNawaz
— PPP (@MediaCellPPP) September 11, 2018
Leader of Pak Sarzameen Party Mustafa Kamal tweeted:
We surely belong to Allah and to Him we shall return. Very Sad to hear about the demise of #KulsoomNawaz Sahiba. May Allah rest her soul in peace and give her highest place in Jannah. My heartfelt condolences with all the family members @Hussain_NSharif @MaryamNSharif @CMShehbaz
— Syed Mustafa Kamal (@KamalPSP) September 11, 2018
A tweet was also posted from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) official Twitter:
We are extremely saddened by the news of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s passing away. We have massive respect for her, who stood like a rock in the face of a dictator, when no one else around her did. May she rest in peace. #KalsoomNawaz
— PTI (@PTIofficial) September 11, 2018
Chief of Army Staff Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted:
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون
COAS expresses his grief and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family on sad demise of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. “May Allah bless the departed soul eternal peace at Heaven-Amen”, COAS.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) September 11, 2018
Former President of Pakistan and former co-chairperson of PPP Asif Ali Zardari also used the official PPP twitter to say:
اللہ تعالیٰ بیگم کلثوم نواز کو جوار رحمت میں جگہ عطا فرمائے ۔آصف زرداری
— PPP (@MediaCellPPP) September 11, 2018
The rest of the Bhutto Zardari family joined as well to offer words of comfort as well:
Very tragic news of Begum Kulsoom passing away in London. My heartfelt condolences to the entire PMLN family especially @MaryamNSharif. She was a wife & mother but also a First Lady of Pakistan & deserves the nation’s respect. May she rest in peace.
— Bakhtawar B-Zardari (@BakhtawarBZ) September 11, 2018
My deepest condolences to @MaryamNSharif and her entire family. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz was a courageous lady who endured a lot. Praying for her and for the family
— Aseefa B Zardari (@AseefaBZ) September 11, 2018
Condolences poured in not just from Pakistani’s as Minister of External Affairs for India Sushma Swaraj offered hers:
I am sorry to know about the sad demise of Mrs.Kulsoom Nawaz. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. May her soul rest in peace.
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) September 11, 2018
Current Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed tweeted:
نہایت ہی افسوسناک خبر، انا لللہ وانا الیہ راجعون۔
۔ اللہ پاک مرحومہ کو جنت الفردوس میں جگہ عطا فرمائے pic.twitter.com/yXrKI1mOTl
— Sheikh Rashid Ahmad (@ShkhRasheed) September 11, 2018
Former Speaker of the National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq:
— Sardar Ayaz Sadiq (@AyazSadiq122) September 11, 2018
Independent candidate in the 2018 elections, lawyer and human rights activist Jibran Nasir also tweeted:
Condolences to the Sharif Family on the sad demise of #KulsoomNawaz. May God Bless her soul. We find it easy to malign and criticize Politicians. We should also have the grace of acknowledging their personal sacrifices and struggle regardless of whichever party they belong to.
— M. Jibran Nasir (@MJibranNasir) September 11, 2018
Member of Senate of Pakistan Sherry Rehman tweeted:
Deeply saddened to hear of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's death. She was an exceptional woman who faced testing times with unwavering resilience and whose efforts for democracy will be remembered. We mourn her passing deeply. May she rest in peace.
— SenatorSherryRehman (@sherryrehman) September 11, 2018
Ex-wife of Imran Khan, journalist and author Reham Khan tweeted:
Very sad to hear that Kulsoom Nawaz passed away.
The lady was the epitome of grace coupled with courage.
— Reham Khan (@RehamKhan1) September 11, 2018