Published On 05 Oct 2014 12:33 PM
PESHAWAR (Dunya News) — People residing in most parts of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) including Peshawar and North Waziristan are celebrating Eidul Azha today (Sunday).
Eid prayers held in Bannu Jama mosque were attended by a large number of citizens including internally displaced persons (IDPs). Special prayers were also offered for the security and progress of the country.
Following the Eid prayers, the zealous citizens performed animal sacrifice, an obligatory duty for every well to do Muslim.
However, in Bajaur Agency, the officials and Khaar residents will celebrate Eid with the entire country on Monday.
The rest of the cities of Pakistan will be celebrating Eid on Monday. The government has announced three official holidays for the festival from Monday to Wednesday.
Muslims residing in countries including Saudi Arabia, England and USA celebrated Eid yesterday (Saturday).