District: (Sialkot’s people celebrated Eid peacefully amid tight security)


SIALKOT: The Muslims celebrated Eid Gala with religious fervor and traditional zeal and enthusiasm in Sialkot district, amid tight security, peacefully, as no untoward incident was reported on this eve.

The main Eid congregations were held at Sialkot, Bhopalwala-Sambrial, Pasrur, Badiana, Chawinda and surrounding areas, where hundreds of thousands of faithful offered Eidul Fitr prayers.

The local religious scholars highlighted the philosophy of Eidul Fitr and pledged to make all out joint efforts for the glory of Islam, urging the Muslim Ummah to be united for curbing the menace of anti-Islam international conspiracies by the non-believers. They also prayed for the solemnity, peace, prosperity and development of Pakistan and unity of the Muslim Ummah.

Local elected representatives, religious organizations, NGOs and CSOs distributed Eid gifts and bags of food stuffs among the patients at local hospitals and the deserving and needy people.

Sialkot DOC Malik Abid Awan told newsmen that police and other law enforcing agencies remained high alerted in Sialkot district to avert any untoward incident on the eve of Eidul Fitr, as the Sialkot district police was implementing on a foolproof security plan to ensure peace on the eve of Eidul Fitr.

He said security was tightened in all the mosques, churches, Imambargahs, Eidgahs, religious seminaries and other sacred and public places, where police personal kept vigilant eyes on the dubious persons to avert any untoward incident on the eve of Eid.