Nawaz Sharif last conversation with wife Kulsoom goes viral

NEW DELHI: An unseen of video showing the last conversation of former PM Nawaz Sharif with wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz bidding farewell has gone viral on social media platforms.

In the video, a visibly emotional Nawaz Sharif is heard saying in Urdu, “Open your eyes Kulsoom, Baoji … Kulsoom, Baoji. May the almighty give you health and strength.”

Kulsoom Nawaz passed away in a London hospital here on Tuesday after months of battle with cancer, the family said.

The 68-year-old three-time former first lady was diagnosed with early-stage lymphoma in August last year and had been since then in London where she underwent multiple surgeries.

Born in 1950 in Lahore to a Kashmiri family, Kulsoom attended Islamia College and graduated from the Forman Christian College in Lahore. She received a Master’s degree in Urdu from Punjab University in 1970. She married Sharif in April 1971.