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    Eidul Fitre celebrated with great religious enthusiasm in KP

    Eidul Fitre celebrated with great religious enthusiasm in KP

    PESHAWAR (APP): Like other parts of the country, Eidul Fitr was also celebrated with great religious enthusiasm in Khyber  Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday.

    Big Eid prayers congregations in mosques and Eidgahs were held in all districts of Khyber Pakthunkhwa including seven merged districts where ulema and religious leaders threw light on the philosophy of Eidul Fitr. They prayed Allah Almighty to accept their fastings and worships besides sought for mercy and forgiveness.

    In Peshawar, the major Eid prayers congregations were held at Eidgah Charsadda Road, Mohabat Khan mosque, Sonehri mosque, Spine Jumat and Zarghoni mosques.

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Haji Ghulam Ali and caretaker Chief Minister Muhammad Azam along with caretaker Provincial Ministers, advisers, officials and civil society members in large number performed Eid prayer at Governor House Peshawar.

    Besides other, the prayer was attended by caretaker ministers Manzoor Afridi, Adnan Jalil, Shafiullah Khan, Fazal Elahi, Hidayatullah Khan, Mayor Peshawar Zubair Ali, Chief Secretary Nadeem Aslam Chaudhry, Commissioner Peshawar Muhammad Zubair, Accountant General Murtaza Khan, Chairman Public Service Commission Sikandar Qayyum and other government officials, political  leaders and members of the social and civil  society.

    Special prayers for progress and prosperity of Pakistan, eternal peace of martyrs and unity of Muslim Ummah was offered.

    Later, the Governor and Chief Minister openly intermingled with faithfuls after the prayers. They  congratulated the Governor and Chief  Minister on Eid.

    Later, governor house was opened for general public where people of all walks life exchanged Eid greetings with the Governor.

    In a Eid message, the Governor said that on this day of happiness, “we should not forget our martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the country.”

    The Governor said that we should also not forget families of martyres of Police Lines mosque blast and all those who laid their lives for the security of motherland.

    Congratulating expatriates Pakistanis, he said that this joyous day reflects the unity of Muslim Ummah and the mutual bonds of love and warmth among Muslims living across the globe. 

    He said we should also expressed gratitude to the Allah Almighty on this day for His countless blessings, adding that it is our duty to help poor, destitute, needy and include them in festivities of Eid-ul-Fitr.

     He also urged people to pray for prosperity, progress and peace for the country. 

    Later, the people visited relatives’ houses and exchanged sweets besides distributed Eidi (cash amount) among children.

    Peshawar zoo has also attracted a substantial number of visitors along with families and children who expressed joy after watching wild animals.

    Great rush was witnessed in parks and recreation points besides many families left for Swat, Chitral, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts to enjoy Eid vacations in its famous hilly resorts including Nathiagali,  Kalam, Naran and Kaghan.

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