Islamabad (Staff Report): Many political leaders including Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan People Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and others have expressed grief and sorrow over the death of former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

"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," wrote on PTI's official page.

Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa also condoled with the Sharif family and prayed for the departed soul.