Taking to Twitter, Akhtar, regarded as one of the fastest bowlers in international cricket, wrote, "My mother, my everything, with the will of Allah taala, has left for heavenly abode. The funeral prayers will be held in Islamabad's sector H-8."
Anne Rice, the novelist whose lush, best-selling gothic tales, including “Interview With a Vampire,” reinvented the blood-drinking immortals as tragic antiheroes, has died. She was 80. Rice died late on Saturday due to complications from a stroke, her son Christopher Rice announced on her Facebook page and his Twitter page.
President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of condolences to Isaac Herzog, President of Israel, on the death of his mother.
"We are deeply saddened to learn about the death of our dear friend Shinzo Abe who served his nation with honour and contributed to strengthening the fruitful relations between the UAE and Japan. We extend our sincere condolences to his family and the people of Japan."
As is typical in Japan, where violent crime is rare and guns are scarce, security appeared to be light on Friday morning as Abe spoke at an intersection outside the Yamato-Saidaiji Station in the western city of Nara.
Sheikh Sultan extended his sincere condolences to the Royal Family and the people of the United Kingdom.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid have sent cable of condolences to Tayyip Erdogan, over the victims of the traffic accidents in Mardin and Gaziantep areas and resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.
Sheikh Mohamed accepted the condolences of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey; Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic; and Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, over the passing of the late Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid have sent cables to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, expressing their condolences and sincere sympathy over the death of the mother of Prince Fahd Bin Dhaar Bin Turki.
Shahbaz will leave for UAE from London where is correctly staying. On Sunday, he will meet and express condolences with the newly elected President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on behalf of the government and the people of Pakistan.