LAHORE/PESHAWAR: The day dawned with Pakistan army firing 21-gun salute to celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) in Lahore and Peshawar, Geo News reported Friday.
Army Jawans were seen firing cannons and chanting Allah-o-Akbar at Lahore’s Fortress Stadium. The same scenes were witnessed at Peshawar’s Jinnah Park as faithful woke up to mark the birthday of Prophet (PBUM) after Fajar prayer.
The government has announced a public holiday in the country on account of the Eid-e-Miladun Nabi(PBUH).
Processions would be taken out in almost all the cities of the country whereas Milad Mehfils are also organized to celebrate the day.
LAHORE – Citizens across the country will celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi today (Friday) to mark the birthday of Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). Different religious and social organisation across the country finalised religious programmes and chalked out rallies and processions to show their devotion and commitment to the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
Traditionally, Eid Miladun Nabi is celebrated by holding religious gatherings to offer prayers and praises for the Holy Prophet and taking out processions which end at big public meetings all over the country.
Mosques, public and private buildings, houses and streets are decorated with lights and such decorations are traditionally an important feature of the religious tradition. The participants in different localities also hold Naat recitation contests and illumination competitions amongst themselves.
The markets of the twin cities were seen bustling with buyers of green flags and badges.
Lahore localities and streets have also been decorated with lights to celebrate the occasion.
Stalls and camps set up by various organisations were also seen all over the city.