Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Azha

ISLAMABAD: The nation will celebrate Eidul Azha with great religious fervour and enthusiasm on Monday (today) to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (peace be upon him).

The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for the peace, progress and well-being of the Ummah and Pakistan. The government has chalked out elaborate security arrangements across the country.

Eid congregations will be held at mosques, Eidgahs, and open places in all cities, towns, and villages.

In the federal capital, the main Eid congregation will be held at the Faisal Mosque. After offering the Eid prayers, the faithful will sacrifice animals.