PoliticsEid-ul-Adha is being celebrated with religious fervor across the country

Eid-ul-Adha is being celebrated with religious fervor across the country

Eid-ul-Adha is being celebrated with religious fervor all over Pakistan and Muslims across the country are engaged in animal sacrifice following the Sunnah of Ibrahem (A.S.)

Thousands of spiritual gatherings were held in all major and minor cities of the country, including Islamabad and the four provincial capitals of Karachi, Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar, to offer Eid prayers.

The day began with special prayers in the mosques for the betterment of the Muslim Ummah, development, prosperity and security of the country and the scholars highlighted the importance of the philosophy of great sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ishmael in their Eid sermons.

After the Eid prayers, the citizens are performing the duty of sacrificing animals following the Sunnah of Ibrahimi.

However, due to the rains across the country, people are facing severe difficulties in offering Eid prayers and sacrificing animals.

Eid prayers were offered inside mosques, especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, due to flooding of Eid venues.

In view of the rains, district administrations across the country have also taken special measures to destroy and clean up the remains of sacrificial animals.

In this regard, a high level meeting was held on Saturday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif regarding the steps being taken to provide facilities to the people during Eid-ul-Adha and sanitation system during Eid days.

The Prime Minister directed the authorities to keep the cleaning machinery operational 24 hours a day during the Eid days and ensure the removal of debris from the doorsteps of the people while cleaning the drains in view of monsoon rains.

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