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Shehbaz departs for London to visit ailing Begum Kulsoom

Former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday departed for London to visit his ailing sister-in-law Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.
In a message on social media, Shehbaz wrote, “Leaving for UK shortly to inquire after my Bhabhi’s health. She is in ICU and needs your prayers…. Eid Mubarak to all of you … have a great day!”
Begum Kulsoom was shifted to the ICU of a London hospital late Thursday after her condition deteriorated. She had collapsed in the ICU after a cardiac arrest and has been unconscious since.
Earlier today, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president extended Eid greetings to the nation. 
“I extend Eid greetings to the entire Muslim nation especially the Pakistani citizens,” he said, adding that Eid-ul-Fitr is a day of happiness and gratitude for Muslims. 
“Eid is a day to be celebrated with religious fervour and I hope it will be celebrated with national unity and spirit of brotherhood.”  
Shehbaz noted that the enemies of state should be aware that the real power of Pakistan is culture and traditions. 
“The Pakistani nation is able to remain united during difficult times,” he observed.