NEWS DESK: As news of former First Lady of Pakistan Kulsoom Nawaz’s throat cancer surfaced, messages of support and good wishes began pouring in.
First, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairperson Imran Khan wished her the best in her battle with the disease.
I wish her the best as she fights this disease and pray she wins her battle against cancer. https://t.co/6XpFpiZa2d
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 23, 2017
Soon after, the army spokesperson tweeted, saying that the COAS made a phone call to the ousted PM to send out best wishes for his wife’s recovery.
COAS made a tel call to Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Expressed his best wishes and prayers for health of Begum Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) August 23, 2017
PML-N’s NA-120 by-election candidate Kulsoom Nawaz has contracted throat cancer.
According to details, she has been diagnosed with throat cancer which is in its initial stage.
Kulsoom Nawaz was checked by a doctor at her house for three days. Doctors are of the view that the throat cancer is treatable.
As per reports, her daughter Maryam Nawaz will now spearhead the campaign in NA-120.
The National Assembly seat fell vacant after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by Supreme Court in Panama Papers case.