Islamabad, Pakistan: Eidul Azha is being celebrated today (Saturday) across the country with religious fervor and renewed pledge to work for national solidarity, integrity and prosperity of the country.
Eidul Azha is celebrated in the commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim’s (AS) readiness to sacrifice his son Prophet Ismail (AS) for Allah.
Eid prayers will be offered at Eidgahs‚ principal mosques and open places across the country. It will be followed by offering sacrifices of animals by the faithful in accordance with the Sunnat-e-Ibrahimi.
According to officials, security will also be high-alerted on this occasion and the holidays of Emergency Service staff has been postponed and they will be seen performing their duties.