A retired four-star general and former President General Pervez Musharraf’s mother has passed away.
Family sources say the former president’s mother was in Dubai and was taken to hospital after her health deteriorated.
Zareen Musharraf was living in Dubai with her son. She had been unwell for the past several days due to old age.
Secretary-General of All Pakistan Muslim League Mehreen Malik expressed sorrow over the demise of Pervez Musharraf’s mother and termed her demise as a great loss for Pakistan.
Begum Zareen Musharraf sahiba m/o Former President Pervez Musharraf has passed away. She was an elegant lady blessed with great personality. Her departure is a big loss for Pakistan and Former President Pervez Musharraf and his family.
انا لللہ وانا الیہ راجعون
— Mehrene Malik Adam (@AdamMehrene) January 15, 2021
Pervez Musharraf’s mother was born in 1920 in Lucknow, India. She completed her primary education there and later enrolled at Delhi University for further studies, from which she graduated with a degree in English Literature.
Zareen Musharraf was married at an early age. Her father worked as an accountant in the Foreign Office during the British Indian rule.
After the marriage, Zareen Musharraf gave birth to three sons, the eldest Javed Musharraf who lives in Egypt, second Pervez Musharraf and the third Naveed Musharraf who is based in the United States.