Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), is being celebrated today (Monday) with religious zeal and fervor.
Preparations have picked up momentum as the event is being celebrated with great reverence across the country.
The day was marked by a 31-gun salute in the federal capital as well as 21-gun salutes in all provincial capitals in honour of the Prophet (PBUH).
Large as well as small Eid Milad-un-Nabi processions will be taken out in different parts of the country, including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Karachi, Quetta, Faisalabad, Lahore, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Abbotabad, Mansehra, Muzaffarabad, Gilgit, Astore, Skardu, Bahawalpur, Vehari, Jahanian and other areas.
Government and private buildings have been decorated with colourful lights, flags, buntings and banners to mark the occasion. This includes city streets, mosques, shrines, shopping centers as well as private residences.