Lahore (Web Desk): Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed best wishes for Baghum Kulsoom Nawaz, through a telephonic call to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday, and prays for her better health.
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor informed the happening in a tweet today.
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
Chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan and other party leaders Shireen Mazari and Asad Umar too wished Kulsoom an early recovery in the fight against cancer.
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
Dua hai ke Allah begum kulsoom nawaz ko jald aur mukammal shifa ata karein @MaryamNSharifREAD MORE: Sugar crisis: PM expressed 'great displeasure' over threats being given to probe commission, says Awan— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) August 23, 2017
Earlier, on Tuesday local media reported that Kulsoom Nawaz, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's wife, was reportedly been diagnosed with throat cancer.
According to the reports, the cancer had been detected in London where Begum Kulsoom was undergoing medical checkups.
A local news channel also reported that Begum Kulsoom had been diagnosed with throat cancer, citing doctors in the United Kingdom, adding that the cancer is treatable.
Kulsoom Nawaz left for London unexpectedly on August 17 for a medical checkup.
She is also contesting NA-120 by-poll, schedule on Sept 17.
The seat fell vacant after Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court in the Panamagate case on July 28.