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Eidul Fitr prayers offered countrywide amid tight security

Eidul Fitr prayers offered countrywide amid tight security

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Jul 06, 2016 - 09:22

KABUL: (Pajhwok): The first day of Eidul Fitr was observed across the country on Wednesday with Eid prayers offered at mosques and eidgahs in all provinces and the central capital amid tight security measures.

The Eid prayers were offered in Kabulinfo-icon and throughout the country in a peaceful environment.  The festivities kicked off after the prayers as men, womeninfo-icon and children wearing new dresses visited their relatives and exchanged gifts.

President Ashraf Ghani offered the prayers along with Cabinet minister and other high ranking government officials at the mosque at the Presidential Palace.

Religious scholars and prayer leaders prayed for peace and stability in the country. Muslims in Gulf States, Europe nd the US also celebrated Eid today.

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