Muslim begin celebrating Eidul Azha with religious fervor from today (Saturday).
Sunni and Shia Muslims offered Eidul Azha prayers.
They prayed for Islamic unity and welfare of Pakistani nation as well for the well being of the entire humanity.
Muslim begin celebrating Eidul Azha
Soon after Eid prayers, Muslims performed sacrifice of sacrificial animals to commemorate the great sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ismael (AS).
During Eid congregations, Ulema highlighted the significance of the philosophy of great sacrifice which Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ismael (AS) offered.
Notablt, Muslims sacrifice sacrificial animals on first, second and third day of Eidul Azha.
However, President Dr. Arif Alvi urged nation to follow SOPs against Corona during Eidul Azha as well.
In his message on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha today (Thursday), he made this appeal.
President urges nation to follow SOPs against Corona
He urged the nation to observe precautionary measures and follow Standard Operating Procedure during Eid Days to contain spread of Corona Pandemic.
He said that corona cases have significantly declined due to effective smart lockdown policies and discipline which the public observed.
The President asked the citizens to avoid going to crowds and cattle markets.
Dr Arif Alvi said more caution is required enable us to defeat the epidemic completely.