Lahore: Opposition leader in NA, Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz are likely to be released on parole on Friday to attend the funeral of Begum Shamim Akhtar.
Well-informed sources told that the district administration has informed PML-N leadership about the release of its leaders on parole.
It was further discovered that PML-N had forwarded another application to allow Shehbaz and Hamza to visit Lahore Airport and receive the bodies.
At the same time, the district administration has bought time to decide the request.
It is to be mention here that the approval for the younger Sharif and Hamza’s release was given by the Punjab cabinet, where it was decided to release the father-son duo for five days to attend the last rites of Begum Shamim Akhtar.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Ataullah Tarrar had submitted the plea for release of Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz on parole with the DC to attend the funeral prayers of Begum Shamim Akhtar, mother of Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif.
The mother of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Opposition Leader in NA, Shehbaz Sharif passed away in London on Sunday.