Former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. - A file photo

PESHAWAR: The funeral prayer of former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be offered in Lahore at 5:00pm tomorrow (Friday).

A spokesperson for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said the funeral prayer will be offered at Sharif Medical City at Jati Umra in Lahore, while Quran Khawni will be held on Sunday between Asar and Maghrib prayers.

The PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif has reached London to bring back the body of Kulsoom Nawaz.

Her funeral prayer will also be offered at Regents Plaza Park in London at 12:15pm today (Thursday) after which her body will be flown to Pakistan.

PIA flight PK-758 carrying the body of Kulsoom Nawaz will leave for Lahore from London’s Heathrow Airport at 10:00p.m today and land at the Allama Iqbal International Airport at 6:00am tomorrow.

The Punjab government has granted three-day extension in the parole period of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt (R) Muhammad Safdar.

The decision was taken during a Punjab cabinet meeting in Lahore on Wednesday with Chief Minister Usman Buzdar in the chair.

Earlier, the three convicts were released on parole for 12 hours to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.