ISLAMABAD, Dec 24 (APP): Christians in the country and across the globe will celebrate Christmas Day on Friday, with festivity and religious zeal.

The celebrations will begin on Christmas eve with prayer services in the churches. The festivities will include distributing gifts among children, singing hymns, prayers, and attending Mass.

Christians would offer special prayers, and decorate Christmas trees at homes and places of worship In Pakistan, Christmas preparations are in full swing.

Christmas trees have been built and the churches have been illuminated with special lights.

The Christian community living in the twin cities haveΒ  also decorated their homes and streets with Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, ornaments, tableware, lights, stockings etc.

Gifts are also kept besides Christmas trees for children.