LAHORE: The wife of veteran journalist and Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Secretary General IA Rehman and mother of Dawn Lahore Resident Editor Asha’ar Rehman passed away due to cardiac arrest on Thursday.

Mrs Tauseef IA Rehman, 75, was also the mother of Azfar Rehman, Ahmar Rehman, Sahar and Ambreen. Her funeral prayers held at Alquds Masjid, A-1 Sector, Township and later was laid to rest in Quaid-i-Azam Industrial Area Graveyard in the evening.

A large number of journalists, right activists, friends and family members of IA Rehman attended the funeral prayers. Prominent among them were former Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri, Munnoo Bhai, Najam Sethi, Altaf Hussain Qureshi, Mujibur Rehman Shami, Nayyar Ali Dada, Asghar Nadeem Syed, Hussain Naqi, Zaman Khan, Dr Mehdi Hasan, Wajahat Masood, Abbas Rashid, Masoodulllah Khan, Raja Aurangzeb and Farooq Tariq.

Qul will be held at Alquds Mosque, A-1 Sector near the residence of Mr I A Rehman, 230-A-1, Township (Punjab Government Employees Cooperative Housing Society-1).–Staff Reporter