KARACHI: Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated across Pakistan with religious zeal and fervour, with sweetmeats and savouries.
Eid prayers were offered at mosques and Eidgahs in all cities and towns of the country. Special prayers were offered for the well-being of the country while in sermons the Ulema will highlight the significance of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said celebrating Eid in a peaceful way had been made possible by martyrs and soldiers. He paid homage to those who had laid down their lives for Pakistan. General Bajwa wished Eid to the entire nation on behalf of the armed forces.
PM Imran Khan also wished the nation on Eid.
Eid in Karachi
Eid congregations in Karachi started from 6 AM. Similar congregations were held across the country. Special attention was paid to security arrangements to maintain a peaceful environment in the city. Sindh Rangers personnel were deployed outside mosques and other places of worship.