Eid Nation celebrates EidulFitr todayAugust 8, 2013
Islamabad: The entire nation will celebrate EidulFitr today Friday with religious zeal and fervour as the shawal moon was sighted on Thursday.
Big Eid congregations will be held at open places‚ mosques and Eidgahs in all major cities and towns. The Ulema in their sermons will highlight the significance and philosophy of Eidul Fitr.
Special prayers will be offered for the progress and prosperity of the country and welfare of the Ummah. Prayers will also be offered for early liberation of occupied Muslim territories including Kashmir and Palestine.
In the Federal capital the main Eid congregation will be held at the Faisal Mosque where‚ parliamentarians‚ envoys of Muslim countries and top government officials will offer Eid prayers along with hundreds of people.
Meanwhile‚ security has been beefed up in different parts of the country including the federal capital to avoid any untoward incident on the auspicious occasion.