Eid ul Fitr is being celebrated throughout the country today with religious fervour and zeal.
The day dawned with special prayers for security, progress and prosperity of the country.
Eid congregations are being held at open places‚ mosques and Eidgahs in all major cities, towns and villages of the country.
In their sermons, Ulema and religious scholars are highlighting the significance and philosophy of Eid ul Fitr and the need to share its joys with the poor.
In the Federal Capital, main Eid congregation will be held at Faisal Mosque.
Meanwhile‚ security has been beefed up in different parts of the country, including the federal capital, to avoid any untoward incident on the auspicious occasion. Snap checking and patrolling by law enforcing agencies have been increased.
This year's Eid celebrations have been eclipsed by the Ahmadpur Sharqia oil tanker incident, which claimed 138 precious lives and injured over 150 besides the and recent terrorist incidents