islamabad - The funeral prayer of Farooq Ahmed, the father of The Nation staffer Muhammad Irfan, was offered here on Sunday.  Farooq was a cancer patient and died on Saturday night after protracted illness. He was buried at his ancestral graveyard in Dhok Khabba. His Rasm-e-Qul will be offered today (Monday) here at his residence, house # 31-A, Street # 3, Ayub Colony, Scheme III.