The nation celebrated Eid-ul-Adha today with great religious zeal and fervor to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (AS).
The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity and security of the country.
Eid congregations held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages across the country.
People offered sacrifice of animals to follow Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).
President Dr. Arif Alvi offered Eid prayer at Faisal Mosque in Islamabad.
Diplomats and ambassadors of some Muslim countries also offered their prayer along with the President.
Later, the President mixed with the people and exchanged Eid greetings with them.
Prime Minister Imran Khan offered Eid Prayer at Bani Gala in Islamabad Nand pays her best wishes to entire nation.
Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar offered Eid prayer at Badshahi Mosque.
In Muzaffarabad, main Eid congregation was held at Markazi Eid-Gah.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan also sends her heartiest wishes on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Adha.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Chairman Pakistan Peoples’ Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and thousands of people offered eid prayer to express solidarity with people of Kashmir reeling from Indian repression.
Ulema and Scholars in their sermons, highlighted the significance of the day.
They strongly condemned massive human rights violations in the Occupied Valley and urged OIC, UN and international community to take serious notice of the deteriorating situation in the valley.
Later, a big solidarity rally was taken out from the Central Eid Gah Muzaffarabad.
The participants of the rally were holding banners and placards inscribed with pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.