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Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Azha with religious fervour

Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Azha with religious fervour
July 10, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Azha today (Sunday) with religious fervour to commemorate the great sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) and Hazrat Ismail (AS).

The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity and security of the country. 

Eid prayer congregations were 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 (AS) and Hazrat Ismail (AS).

Muslims are offering sacrifice of animals to follow Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).

Federal and Provincial government have chalked out 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.

Radio Pakistan, PTV and private TV channels are airing special programs in connection with Eid-ul-Azha while newspapers have published special supplements highlighting the importance of the sacrifice.

President Dr Arif Alvi offered Eid prayer in Karachi this morning.

He prayed for the prosperity and development of the country and solidarity of Muslim Ummah.

The President also greeted people, present on this occasion.

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif offered Eid prayer at Jati Umra, Raiwind.

The Prime Minister prayed for the prosperity of nation, development and solidarity of the country.