Islamabad - The mother of Saqib Bashir, deputy in-charge of The Nation computer section, passed away here on Monday morning.

Her funeral prayer was offered here at Tench Bhata area. A large number of people attended the funeral ceremony. The Qul will be offered on Wednesday (tomorrow) after Asr prayer. The staff of The Nation and Nawa-e-Waqt condoled with bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.