Former president and chief of army staff General (r) Pervez Musharraf’s mother Zarin Musharraf passed away on Friday. She was 100.
All Pakistan Muslim League Secretary-General Mehreen Malik Zareen Musharraf died at the age of around 100 after a prolonged illness.
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.
She had earlier been hospitalised in the United Arab Emirates after suffering from respiratory issues.
The former president is also in Dubai and suffering from amyloidosis, a rare disease caused by a build-up of an abnormal protein called amyloid in organs and tissues throughout the body.
The 78-year old was diagnosed with the rare disease at a hospital in Dubai in 2019.