Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Azha at this time
ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: The nation is celebrating Eid-ul-Azha at this time amid the coronavirus pandemic, to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).
The day started with particular prayers in mosques for the well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity, security and safety of the nation.
Religious students, of their Eid sermons will spotlight the significance to observe the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS). In the Federal Capital, the principle Eid congregation will probably be held on the Faisal Mosque.
Following the Eid prayers, the Muslims will carry out the ritual of sacrificing animals, spend their time feasting with household and mates, and distribute sacrificial meat amongst their relations, mates, and the poor.
The authorities has suggested the trustworthy to observe the usual working procedures (SOPs) for holding the COVID-19 whereas carry out the ritual of sacrificing animals. While providing Eid prayers, they need to maintain distance, and keep away from hugging and as an alternative prolong solely greetings.
President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have urged upon the nation to be extra devoted to the reason for Eidul Azha and assist the poor and needy, significantly in a state of affairs amid coronavirus.
In his message to the nation on Eidul Azha, President Alvi mentioned whereas celebrating an event with a spirit of sacrifice, one should not overlook the deserving individuals. The president felicitated the whole Pakistani nation and the Islamic world on Eidul Azha, and mentioned that “surely this happy occasion will bring a lot of happiness and accomplishments in our life”.
He mentioned Allah Almighty examined His chosen servants by placing them to numerous challenges. “These great personalities have been fully successful in the tests, giving us a lesson that the key to success is to be steadfast in the face of trials and difficulties and to be ever ready to make any sacrifice” he mentioned.
He talked about that the entire world was involved concerning the coronavirus, which had negatively impacted the individuals throughout the globe. He mentioned the pandemic had taken a heavy toll on the world economically, with even the highly effective governments struggling to supply reduction to their individuals.
The president quoted a Hadith as saying that when the individuals round Medina have been affected by famine, Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) forbade them to gather extra meat for greater than three days (Saheeh Bukhari, hadeeth 5569). “Therefore, one must find the needy people around them and some share of the sacrifice must be delivered to them,” he mentioned.
He harassed that a very powerful factor at this level was to not ignore the protection measures to forestall the unfold of coronavirus. “On this occasion, we should pray to Allah Almighty to protect us from the negative impact of this pandemic. Amen,” he mentioned.
While greeting the nation on the event of Eidul Azha, Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the individuals to strictly observe Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on Eidul Azha to comprise the unfold of coronavirus. There ought to be no unnecessary visits to family members and the individuals ought to go exterior if it have been essential, he mentioned.
Meanwhile, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman has prolonged heartiest felicitations to Muslim Ummah significantly individuals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa once in a while of Eidul Azha and mentioned the day revives in us the spirit of sacrifice for the sake of each Allah and humanity.
In his message on Eidul Azha right here issued Friday, the KP governor mentioned the spirit of sacrifice leads a nation, society and particular person to the best rank of morality ensuing into an unflinching social prosperity. “We truly are the custodians of a noble cause which emphasises dignity and love of humanity. In addition, it lets the followers of Islam realise that they should be ready for every service required for the well-being of humanity,” he added.
“Alhamdulillah Pakistanis are among top rated charity nation that was helping poor and destitute fellows following teachings of Islam. Eidul Azha reminds us that we should not hesitate to help others and win the blessings of Allah,” he mentioned.
The governor additionally urged nation to take care of poor and generously prolong their charity in the direction of day by day wage staff who’re badly affected by COVID-19 pandemic. He additionally referred to as for unity amongst ranks following the injunctions of Allah and teachings of Holy Prophet (PBUH) to beat the challenges confronted by the nation.
“Islam is the religion of peace and harmony and we as a Muslims need to pledge on this special occasion that we would dedicate ourselves to service of humanity and also promote the noble cause,” the governor mentioned.