Begum Nusrat Bhutto, mother of Benazir Bhutto passed away in Dubai Sunday after protracted illness. She was 82.

Nusrat Bhutto, who was born on March 23, 1929, had been staying in Dubai with the late Bhutto for more than 10 years. She was suffering from Alzheimer's disease for many years.

Iranian Hospital

She breathed her last on Sunday afternoon at the Iranian hospital in Dubai where she was brought under critical condition on Saturday. She had been under treatment at the hospital for many years.

Nusrat Bhutto met and got married with the late Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, founder the Pakistan Peoples Party on September 8, 1951. It was Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's second marriage.

She has had four children Benazir Bhutto, Mir Murtaza Bhutto, Shah Nawaz Bhutto and Sanam Bhutto. Only Sanam is alive and living in London while three others were assassinated.

Her body will be flown to Pakistan and she will be buried at Nodero, hometown of Bhuttos, confirmed Jamil Ahmad Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to UAE.