Millions of Muslims in Pakistan celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr to the fullest on May 3 after two years of limited festivities due to pandemic restrictions and travel curbs in the country.
The return of the Eid tradition is an exciting time for Pakistanis as people enjoyed family gatherings and meet-ups.
Muslims from around the world are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, the “festival of breaking the fast”. that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Eid gatherings were held on Tuesday at open areas in mosques and Eidgahs across the country. The biggest Eid congregation in the country was held in Karachi city at Polo Ground which welcomed thousands of worshippers for Eid prayers after a gap of two years due to COVID-19.
In Islamabad, the main Eid congregation was held at the Faisal Mosque where President Dr Arif Alvi and high officials and envoys of Muslim countries offered Eid prayers. Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz offered Eid prayer at Jati Umrah Mosque in Lahore.