PESHAWAR: Prominent Pashto singer Mashooq Sultan died in Peshawar this morning after protected illness.

Her Nimaz-e-Janaza was offered at Chugalpura, Peshawar at 02:00 pm on Monday.

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of prominent Pashto singer Mashooq Sultan.

In her condolence message, she said Mashooq Sultan was known as melody queen of Pashto folk music. Her contribution to Pashto folk music will always be remembered.

Mariyum Aurangzeb expressed condolence with the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace. May Allah Almighty grant courage to the bereaved family to bear irreparable loss.