Juma-tul-Wida to be observed tomorrow

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ISLAMABAD, June 30 (APP): Juma-tul- Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramzan would be observed tomorrow across the country.
Millions of fasting people across the country will offer Friday prayers at mosques and prayer grounds across the country.

Juma-tul-Wida has a special significance since it is a prelude to the departure of holy month of Ramzan and considered the harbinger of the end of the showering of divine blessings that characterize the holy month. Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) also stressed the sanctity of this day.

In capital, the biggest gathering of Juma-tul Wida will be held at Faisal Mosque.

All large and small mosques across the country would be decorated and mosque administrations have made special arrangements to accommodate the extraordinary number of worshippers to provide them with extra space outside the mosques.

Special security arrangements have been made to ensure safety of people offering prayers inside mosques.

Imams and Khateebs in their sermons would stress upon Muslims to purify their souls through greater dedication to prayer, seek forgiveness of Almighty Allah and being kind to fellow beings.

Ulema and religious leaders will urge greater Muslim unity and call for making joint struggle for emancipation of Muslim world.

They will also emphasis the importance of maintaining unity and sectarian harmony, asking people to beware of miscreants and anti-state elements who want to create animosity and hatred among followers of different schools of thought.

They will call for greater unity among Muslims to counter present-day challenges.

On the occasion, special prayers will be offered for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan, unity of Muslims the world over and their emancipation.

Prayers will also be offered for independence of Kashmir, Palestine and other parts of world where Muslims are engaged in the struggle for their right to self-determination.