ISLAMABAD: The Nation is celebrating Eid-ul-Azha with religious fervour to commemorate the great sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ismael (AS).
The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity and security of the country.
Eid prayers’ congregations were be held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages.
Ulema, in their sermons of Eid, highlighted the significance of the philosophy of great sacrifice offered by Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ismael (AS).
People are offering sacrifice of animals to follow Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).
Federal and Provincial governments have chalked out an elaborate security arrangement across the country to ward off untoward incidents.
Civic authorities of different cities and towns have also made special arrangements for disposal of offal and other solid waste during three days of Eid.