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Pakistan Muslims exchange Eid greetings after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP

In pictures: Pakistan celebrates Eidul Fitr with traditional fervour

A glimpse into the festival which marks the end of the holy month of Ramazan.
Updated Jun 18, 2018 02:39pm

Muslims in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and other Muslim countries celebrated Eidul Fitr on Saturday, marking the end to the fasting month of Ramazan. Here is a glimpse of Eidul Fitr celebrations across Pakistan.

A policeman stands guard as worshippers pray to mark Eidul Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP
A policeman stands guard as worshippers pray to mark Eidul Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP

A woman holds her child as she prays to mark Eidul Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP
A woman holds her child as she prays to mark Eidul Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP

Women pray to mark Eidul Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP
Women pray to mark Eidul Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP

Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at an Eidgah ground in Karachi. — AFP
Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at an Eidgah ground in Karachi. — AFP

Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP
Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP

A girl sits as Eidul Fitr prayers are offered at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP
A girl sits as Eidul Fitr prayers are offered at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP

Muslims exchange Eid greetings after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP
Muslims exchange Eid greetings after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP

People exchange Eid greetings after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at an Eidgah ground in Karachi. — AFP
People exchange Eid greetings after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at an Eidgah ground in Karachi. — AFP

Women exchange Eid greetings after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP
Women exchange Eid greetings after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP

A policeman stands guard as worshippers leave after offering Eidul Fitr prayers in Karachi. — AFP
A policeman stands guard as worshippers leave after offering Eidul Fitr prayers in Karachi. — AFP

A man distributes 'Eidi' notes to poor people after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP
A man distributes 'Eidi' notes to poor people after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP

Muslims leave after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP
Muslims leave after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the at the Jamia Mosque in Rawalpindi. — AFP

Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at an Eidgah ground in Karachi. — AFP
Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at an Eidgah ground in Karachi. — AFP

A woman prays after offering Eidul Fitr prayers to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramazan, at the historical Badshahi mosque in Lahore. — AP
A woman prays after offering Eidul Fitr prayers to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramazan, at the historical Badshahi mosque in Lahore. — AP

A woman prays to mark Eidul Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP
A woman prays to mark Eidul Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. — AFP

In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018 photo hangers are ready for suits at Needles Tailoring shop in Mardan, Pakistan. “We’re handling double workload now because this year again Ramazan will be in the summer so we’re taking Eid orders as well,” said Khan, explaining that his tailors often work 10 to 12 hours a day. — AP
In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018 photo hangers are ready for suits at Needles Tailoring shop in Mardan, Pakistan. “We’re handling double workload now because this year again Ramazan will be in the summer so we’re taking Eid orders as well,” said Khan, explaining that his tailors often work 10 to 12 hours a day. — AP