Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that the condition of his wife, Begum Kulsoom, is slightly better but she is not completely out of danger yet.

In an interview to BBC Urdu, he regretted that if he had visited his wife before last Thursday, he would at least have been able to find her conscious.

Nawaz Sharif said, "Kulsoom’s condition is better compared to before. [I wish] I had reached here before Thursday, she was at least in a conscious state then." He requested the nation to pray for her. 

Hussain Nawaz, Nawaz Sharif's son, also confirmed that his mother’s condition has improved as compared to last week.

Earlier, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz was admitted to Harley Street Clinic on June 14 after suffering a cardiac arrest and since then she has been on life support.

She had been undergoing treatment for throat cancer during the past few months.

Nawaz and his daughter, Maryam, reached London the same day to visit Begum Kulsoom.