Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan celebrated Eid-ul-Azha Monday with great religious fervour and enthusiasm, commemorating the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, Geo News reported.

The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for peace, progress and well-being of the community and country.

Eid congregations were held at mosques, Eidgahs (open gathering place usually outside the city), and in all cities, towns, and villages.

In Islamabad, the main Eid congregation was held at the Faisal Mosque. After offering Eid prayers, the faithful sacrificed animals.

On this occasion, elaborate security arrangements were in place across the country.