SAUDI ARABIA-UNS – Muslims in the Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) are celebrating Eidul Azha with religious zeal and fervor.
The celebrations are also underway in the European countries including Britain, Canada and United States. However in Pakistan, Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on Saturday.
Big gatherings of Eid were held Masjid Al-Haram and Masjid-e-Nabwi (PBUH) whereas millions of Muslims from around the world offered Eid prayers. Similar scenes were also witnessed in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Afghanistan, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Animals will be sacrificed on Eid to perform Sunnat of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S) and meat will be distributed among relatives and the poor.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also sent warm wishes to the Muslim fraternity on the occasion of Eidul Azha.