ISLAMABAD- The nation celebrates Eid-ul-Azha with great religious fervor and enthusiasm on Monday to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S).

The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for the peace, progress and wellbeing of the Ummah and Pakistan. Eid congregations will be held at mosques, Eidgahs, and open places in all cities, towns, and villages across the country. In the federal capital, the main Eid congregation will be held at Faisal Mosque.

After offering Eid prayers, the faithful will sacrifice animals. Federal and provincial governments have chalked out elaborate security arrangements across the country to ward off untoward incidents.