Pervez Musharraf’s mother passes away aged 100

By: News Desk      Published: 09:02 PM, 15 Jan, 2021
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.”

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. 

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.