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Eid-ul-Azha to be celebrated tomorrow

Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on Monday with religious fervor to commemorate the great sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ismael (AS).

The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for 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 would deliver Khutbah highlighting significance of the day and philosophy of great sacrifice.

Citizens will offer sacrifice of animals to follow Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).

Meanwhile, sale, purchase of sacrificial animals reached its peak today across the country.

In Peshawar, Eid-ul-Azha congregations will be held at over two hundred places tomorrow.

The main congregation will be held at Eidgah Charsadda Road, Peshawar. 

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan will offer Eid prayer in Governor House Peshawar.

Similar congregations will also be held in all areas of the province.

The faithful will sacrifice animals to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim Alaihi Salam and Hazrat Ismail Alaihi Salam.

Tight security measures have been taken to maintain peaceful atmosphere in the province on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

In Quetta, Eid prayer will be offered at more than 200 places while main Eid prayer congregation will be held at Eidgah Toghi road.

Chairman Senate Mir Sadiq Sanjrani, Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai, Chief Minister Mir Jam Kamal and Deputy Speaker National Assembly will celebrate Eid-Ul-Azha in Quetta.

A ceremony on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Adha was held at Embassy of Pakistan, Tokyo to exchange Eid greetings.