Afridi, Akhtar give condolence to Nawaz Sharif on mother’s death
Former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi and fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar have condoled with Pakistan Muslim League (N)’s leaders Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif on the sad death of their mother on Sunday.
Taking to the popular social media site Twitter, Afridi shared his sorrow at the unfortunate event by writing a verse from Iqbal’s poetry in Urdu that roughly translates: “”Now who will remember me in the midnight prayers!”
“اب دُعائے نیم شب میں کس کو مَیں یاد آؤں گا!”
خدائے بزرگ و برتر، بیگم شمیم اختر کی مغفرت فرمائے اور میاں محمد نوازشریف اور دیگر اہلخانہ کو آزمائش کی اس گھڑی میں صبر عطا کرے۔
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) November 22, 2020
The former Pakistan captain further expressed his condolences to PML (N) leaders and their family by writing, “May God Almighty forgive Begum Shamim Akhtar and grant patience to Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and other family members in this hour of trial.”
Shamim Akhtar died on Sunday morning at the age of 93. She was not well and living with her son and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in London since February this year.
Akhtar also condoled with the Sharif family on the twitter.The Rawalpindi express said that he’s very sad after reading about the news. “The news of the death of Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s mother and Maryam Nawaz’s grandmother Mohtarma Shamim Akhtar was heartbreaking,” he wrote in the national language
میاں نواز شریف اور میاں شہباز شریف کی والدہ اور مریم نواز صاحبہ کی دادی محترمہ شمیم اختر کی وفات کی خبر سن کر شدید رنج ہوا۔ اللہ تعالٰی جنت الفردوس میں جگہ عطا کرے اور اہل خانہ کو صبر عطا کرے۔
انا للہ وانا الیہ راجعون۔
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) November 22, 2020
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