Known traders’ leader Haji Muhammad Shoukat passed away on Friday after a brief illness. He was father of Lahore Chamber governing body members Muhammad Hashim and Muhammad Zubair. The funeral prayer of the deceased was offered in Defence. A large number of people including traders attended the funeral. Rasm-e-Qul will be held today (Saturday) after Asr prayers at Central Mosque, Main Boulevard, Defence. Dua will be held at 6:15pm.