ISLAMABAD - The nation is going to celebrate Eidul Azha with great religious fervour and enthusiasm falling today (September 13) to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).

The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for the well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity, safety and security of the country.

Big Eid congregations will be held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages across the country.

Ulema and Khateeb would highlight significance of the festival and philosophy of sacrifice.

In the federal capital, the main Eid congregation will be held at Faisal Mosque.

After offering Eid prayers, the faithful will slaughter their sacrificial animals.

Federal and provincial governments have chalked out elaborate security arrangements across the country to ward off untoward incidents.