Former Pakistan president and chief of army staff General (r) Pervez Musharraf’s mother Zareen Musharraf passed away on Friday. She was 100.

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan Chief of Army Staff, expressed his heartfelt condolences on the passing of the mother of General (r) Musharraf.

Begum Zareen was born in the early 1920s, grew up in Lucknow and received her schooling there, after which she graduated from Indraprastha College at Delhi University, taking a bachelor’s degree in English literature, Ary News reported.

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. 

She had earlier been hospitalised in the UAE after suffering from respiratory issues.

The former president is also undergoing treatment in Dubai.


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