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Swaraj condoles death of ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's wife

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Tuesday condoled the death of Pakistani's former Sharif's wife.

Begum Kulsoom died Tuesday in after a prolonged illness, Sharif's brother and Muslim League-said.

The wife of Pakistan's jailed formerprime ministerSharif was under treatment at London's Harley Street Clinicsince June 2014.

"I am sorry to know about the sad demise of Mrs Kulsoom Nawaz. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. May her soul rest in peace," Swaraj tweeted.

The 68-year-old former first ladyof was diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer in August last year.

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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 23:15 IST