Shehbaz Sharif leaves for London to bring back Kulsoom Nawaz’s body

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Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif left for London on Wednesday at 9:45 am to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz scheduled to be held tomorrow in Regent Plaza Park.

Shehbaz is travelling to London via Doha o n a foreign flight. He accompanied with other members of the family will return to the country on Friday at 6am along with Kulsoom’s body.

The body of former first lady will be flown from Heathrow airport on Thursday at 10pm PST via PIA flight PK-758.

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists, despite international condemnation.

She said Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had broken the law and their conviction had “nothing to do with freedom of expression at all”.

The two were sentenced for possession of police documents while investigating the killing of Rohingya Muslims.

Ms Suu Kyi also said her government could in hindsight have handled the Rohingya situation differently.