Pervez Musharraf’s mother passes away aged 100
Former president and chief of army staff General (r) Pervez Musharraf’s mother Zarin Musharraf passes away on Friday. She was 100.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed the condolence on the demise of Musharraf’s mother. In a tweet, ISPR wrote, “COAS expresses heartfelt condolences on passing of mother of General Pervez Musharraf (Retired). May Allah bless the departed soul in eternal peace and give strength to the bereaved family, Aameen.”
#COAS expresses heartfelt condolences on passing of mother of General Pervez Musharraf (Retired). May Allah bless the departed soul in eternal peace and give strength to the bereaved family, Aameen.— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) January 15, 2021
All Pakistan Muslim League Secretary General Mehreen Malik extended condolences to the former president. She said that all the party workers and leaders grieved over the death of Pervez Musharraf’s mother.
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.— Mehrene Malik Adam (@AdamMehrene) January 15, 2021
انا لللہ وانا الیہ راجعون
Musharraf's mother Zarin, 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 then married and devoted herself to raising a family. His father, Syed, was an accountant who worked at the foreign office in the British Indian government and eventually became an accounting director.
Musharraf was the second of three children, all boys. His elder brother, Javed Musharraf, based in Rome, is an economist and one of the directors of the International Fund for Agricultural Development. His younger brother, Naved Musharraf, is an anaesthesiologist based in Illinois, US.