Islamabad (August 22, 2018): Armed Forces of Pakistan have extended Eid greetings to fellow Pakistanis, according to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor, in a tweet on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha said, “Armed Forces of Pakistan wish a very happy Eid to fellow Pakistanis.”
Armed Forces of Pakistan wish a very happy Eid to fellow Pakistanis.
“May Allah Almighty bless our motherland peace and prosperity”, COAS.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) August 21, 2018
The military spokesman quoted Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa as saying “May Allah Almighty bless our motherland peace and prosperity.” Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Naval Chief and Chief of Air Staff have also wished a very happy Eid to the Pakistani nation.Whereas the nation will celebrate Eid-ul-Azha today with great religious zeal and fervour commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).
The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for the well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity and security of the country.Eid congregations would be held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages across the country. Ulema and Khutaba would highlight the significance of the day and philosophy of sacrifice.
In the federal capital, the main Eid congregation will be held at Faisal Mosque where Federal Ministers, politicians and parliamentarians present in Islamabad, Muslim diplomats and notables would join thousands of faithful in prayers. After offering Eid prayers, the faithful will slaughter their sacrificial animals in pursuance of Sunnat-e Ibrahimi. The meat of sacrificed animals will be distributed among relatives and the poor.