Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Azha with religious fervour

The nation is celebrating Eid-ul-Azha today with fervour to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (AS).

The day started with special prayers in mosques for the well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity, safety and security of the country.

Eid congregations were held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages across the country.

Following the prayers, people slaughtered their sacrificial animals keeping in line with the sunnah of Prophet Ibrahim (AS).

In Islamabad, the main Eid congregation was held at Faisal Mosque.

Federal and provincial governments have chalked out elaborate security arrangements across the country to ward off any untoward incident.