Eid-Ul-Azha is being celebrated today across the country with religious zeal and fervor. The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for the well-being of the Muslim Ummah and progress, prosperity, safety and security of the country. Eid-Ul-Azha teach us the virtue of sacrifice to invoke Allah’s blessings. Eid congregations were held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns, and villages across the country. In the federal capital, the main Eid congregation was held at Faisal mosque where federal ministers and parliamentarians, diplomats of the Muslim countries, notables and thousands of faithful offered Eid prayers. After offering eid prayers, the faithful are slaughtering sacrificial animals in memory of the sacrifice of Prophet Abrahim (A.S.)In the way of Allah. Federal and provincial governments have chalked out comprehensive security arrangements to ward off any untoward incident. The local administrations of different cities and towns have also made special arrangements for disposal of offals and other solid waste during eid days. Traffic police in all metropolitan cities have devised traffic plan to ensure smooth running of traffic on the auspicious day.