ISLAMABAD: Eidul Azha 1437 ‘Hijri’ is being celebrated across the country with great religious zeal and fervour today.
People are sacrificing animals in pursuance of the supreme sacrifice by Hazrat Ibrahim (AS). Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said in his message on the Eid that we should promote harmony, tolerance, and brotherhood among us.
The day started with thousands of congregations, held at mosques, Eid-gahs and open places across the country. Some of prominent Eid congregations held at Faisal Mosque Islamabad, Badshahi Mosque Lahore, Shah Jahan Mosque Thatta and others.
People distribute the meet of sacrificial animals among the poor and relatives. They visit relatives to exchange greetings and wear new dresses. Special meat dishes cocked on the eid.