RIP Masood Sufi! Owner of Lahore's popular Baking Virsa passes away

06:39 PM | 7 Jun, 2019
RIP Masood Sufi! Owner of Lahore's popular Baking Virsa passes away
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LAHORE - Masood Sufi, the owner of Baking Virsa, a popular traditional restaurant in the old Lahore city, passed away on Saturday night.

International public policy and gender reforms specialist, Salman Sufi, who is a nephew of the late Masood Sufi shared the tragic news in a Twitter message.

In his tweet, Salman requested prayers for his uncle's soul. However, he didn't share about the details of Sufi's funeral.

Former Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed a deep sense of sorrow over the death of Masood Sufi. Offering his condolences to the bereaved family, he prayed for eternal peace for the departed soul and patience for his family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.

People from all walks of life also expressed their sorrow over Sufi's death, many saying they would miss his food and 'philosophical' (Sufi) conversations.