Eid Ul Azha Celebrated With Simplicity In City
Faizan Hashmi 7 days ago Sun 02nd August 2020 | 01:30 AM
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Aug, 2020 ) :Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in the provincial capital on Saturday with simplicity to commemorate the great sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) and Hazrat Ismael (AS).
In his sermon he highlighted the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) besides throwing light on the significance of the occasion. After Eid prayer special dua was offered for the peace, progress and prosperity of the country.
After Eid prayers faithful offered sacrifices of animals to follow the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar offered Eid prayer at Governor's House. Both prayed for progress of the country and freedom of Indian Occupied Kashmir.
During the meeting steps taken for the security of the life and property of the people during Eid ul Azha and cleanliness arrangements came under discussion.
Usman Buzdar said, " Eid is occasion of happiness and people should share happiness of Eid with the less privileged segment of society." CM said, "It is our mission to serve people of Punjab in best possible way.
Later, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar visited Provincial Monitoring Cell at Local Government board Complex and checked the cleanliness arrangements made on Eid ul Azhal, across the province.
CM through a video link talked to the administration of different cities and gave them necessary directions to maintain cleanliness.
He said, " It is our national obligation to keep our cities neat and clean." Chief minister said that offals should be lifted timely and disposed of in environment friendly manner.
He said that Solid Waste Management Companies, administartion and relevant departments should ensure proper arrangements at all costs.
CM further said that cleanliness arrangements should be much better comparing to that of previous year.
All available resources should be utilized to exhibit best work while officers of the relevant departments should personally monitor the cleanliness work, he added.
He said that complaints of people should be resolved on priority basis.
LWMC Managing Director Shahzaib Husnain said that LWMC will keep working till the removal of last offal from the city.
He further said that 3360 complaints of people were also solved on priority basis.
He said that he himself was monitoring the cleanliness operation in the city and urged the people to put offalsin waste bags and cooperate with the company to keep city clean.