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Eid symbolizes willingness to sacrifice for a cause: Zardari

Eid symbolizes willingness to sacrifice for a cause: Zardari

"Eid Mubarak to the Arab and Muslim nations", he declared. Every year we celebrate Eid-ul-Adha for the past two years.

"I would like to wish them all a happy and prosperous Eid-Al-Adha". Ibrahim was ready to sacrifice his son - albeit with a heavy heart.

The first day of annual religious festival Eidul Adha was celebrated across Afghanistan on Friday by offering Eid prayers in all provinces, including Kabul, without any untoward incident taking place.

The President, in his message, said Ibrahim's admirable act of obedience to Allah should serve as a reminder about the "value of sacrifice necessary in our lives".

Pakistan's cattle markets have been crammed for weeks as the Muslim country prepares for the sacrificial festival of Eid Al Adha this weekend, but in Islamabad and Karachi crowd-weary residents are ordering animals by app instead. The meat obtained from the sacrificed animal is considered pious and distributed among friends and family. Muslim girls take a selfie during a morning prayer marking Eid al-Adha holiday at Sunda Kelapa Port in Jakarta.

In the southern West Bank city of Hebron, meanwhile, thousands of Palestinians performed Eid prayers at the Ibrahimi Mosque, which the Israeli authorities opened to Palestinian worshipers. Eid al-adha is the second of the two Eids' celebrated annually, Eid ul-fitr being the other.

Eid al-Adha also known as bakrid in India is celebrated all over the world, Bakrid 2017 is falling near weekend, let's have a look at images of celebrations from all over the world. In Saudi Arabia, the celebrations go on for a whole fortnight, and in Turkey and Qatar, it is celebrated for 10 days.

"Sacrifices are made in the name of God, large-scale charity work is underway, prayers are said for the tranquility and prosperity of our state, the undying memory of our martyrs is revered in all parts of our country these days".

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