Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on Wednesday (today) with religious fervor in Pakistan to commemorate the great sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) and Hazrat Ismail (AS).
The day will dawn with special prayers at mosques for well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity and security of the country.
Eid prayers congregations will be held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages with strict adherence to all the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of COVID-19.
Ulema in their sermons of Eid will highlight the significance of the philosophy of great sacrifice offered by Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ismail (AS).
People will offer sacrifice of animals to follow Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).
Slaughtering animals at homes banned in Sindh
The Sindh government has banned slaughtering animals inside or near homes during Eid-ul-Adha.
A notification issued by the Sindh Home Department read that due to the increase in the coronavirus cases, slaughtering of animals is not allowed in urban residential areas.
An open field should be chosen for animal’s sacrifice and no gathering should be held while slaughtering animals, the provincial government directed.
Karachi bans visit to seaview beach
The Karachi’s Seaview beach has been closed for public ahead of Eid ul Adha as the city’s administration has decided to impose a ban on visit to the seaside during the Eid holidays.
Eid around the world
Eid ul-Adha was celebrated on July 20 in the Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia as well as in Europe, America, Africa, Central Asia and Turkey. Muslims in the Far East, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam were also celebrating Eid a day ago.
Eid prayers were held on a limited scale at Masjid-ul-Haram and Masjid-e-Nabawi (SAWW). Special prayers for the safety of the Muslim Ummah were also offered on this occasion.