Journalist Iftikhar Ahmad’s sister laid to rest in Lahore

LAHORE, Pakistan: The funeral prayer of the senior journalist and anchorperson Iftikhar Ahmad’s sister Mrs Durrani was offered in Lahore on Saturday.

Her funeral prayer was held at Venus Housing Scheme on Ferozpur Road in Lahore after Zuhr Prayer, in which the people from all walks of life participated. Later she was laid to rest in a nearby graveyard.

Mrs Durrani passed away in Islamabad on Friday after her health deteriorated substantially.

Her Rasm-e-Qul will be offered from Asr to Maghrib on Sunday at their residence in Venus Housing Scheme.

Earlier the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan in her message on Twitter shared grief with the journalist Iftikhar Ahmad, and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family.

It’s worth noting that Iftikhar Ahmad’s younger brother Agha Iqrar Haroon and son Hassan Iftikhar are also affiliated with the media industry as journalists. The late Ms Durrani was also the Mother-In-Law of Hussain Javed Afroz of Geo TV.

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