ISLAMABAD - Zille Huma Friday passed away in Lahore after protracted illness. She was 70. She was suffering from diabetic and kidney problems. She was admitted to a private hospital in Lahore where doctors amputated her leg due to gangrene. The death cause was said to be failure of kidneys.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain expressed grief over the death of Zille Huma, the daughter of renowned late singer Noor Jahan. 

In their separate messages the president and the PM prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace and for the grant of patience to the bereaved family.