5 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The family of former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has confirmed that his remains will be repatriated from Dubai, where he died at the age of 79, in an operation in which the current government has also offered to collaborate, which has expressed its condolences for the death.
Musharraf’s remains will be buried in Karachi, according to family sources cited by Geo News. The family has contacted the Pakistani Consulate in Dubai and a special plane will land in this city on Monday morning, although details of the possible funeral have not been disclosed.
For her part, a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, has confirmed that the authorities are in contact with those close to the deceased politician to “facilitate the transport of the mortal remains.”
Among those who have expressed their condolences on the death are the current prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif, who has offered his condolences to the family on social media. “May his soul rest in peace,” Sharif has published, in a line similar to that expressed by the president, Arif Alvi.