The party confirmed on Sunday that Shamim Akhtar, the mother of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif, had died in London.
PML-N senior leader Ataullah Tarar confirmed this progress, and he announced the tragic news on Twitter.
“Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s respected mother has passed away,” he tweeted.
Begum Shamim Akhtar had been ill for quite some time, said PML-N sources.
It has not yet been decided where and when her funeral prayers will be offered.