Eid ul Fitr being celebrated with religious zeal and fervour nationwide
ISLAMABAD : Eidul Fitr is being celebrated throughout the country with great fervour and zeal, but this year doubly special as after many years the month of fasting began all over the country on same day and Eid is also being celebrated today simultaneously in every part of the country.
The day began with Eid prayers being offered at mosques and Eidgahs countrywide. The biggest gathering for Eid prayer was held in Faisal Mosque Islamabad. Special arrangements were made for women and children as well. President Mamnoon Hussain and senior officials present in Islamabad also offered Eid prayer in Faisal Mosque.
The major gathering for Eid prayers in Karachi was held in Bagh-e-Jinnah from 6 AM with similar congregations held across the country. Governor Sindh offered Eid prayer in Bagh-e-Jinnah.
In their sermons, Ulema and religious scholars highlighted the significance and philosophy of Eidul Fitr and the need to share its joys with the poor. Special prayers were also offered for security, progress and prosperity of the nation.