LAHORE - Religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel met former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at his Jati Umrah residence here yesterday.

During the meeting Maulana Tariq Jameel inquired after the health of Begum Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif and prayed for her early recovery and long life.

He also suggested divine words to Nawaz Sharif for his comfort, say the media reports, adding, Mauala Jameel also invited Nawaz to participate in the ongoing religious Ijtma (congregation) at Raiwind which he accepted.

Nawaz agreed to attend the Ijtema on Sunday , the last day of the congregation.