ISLAMABAD (Online) – President Mamnoon Hussain has extended heartiest felicitations to the nation on the blessed and joyous eve of Eidul Azha.

According to a press statement issued here on Thursday, the president said: “I pray that may Allah Almighty protect all our countrymen and bless them with the bounties of this world and hereafter.”

The president applauded the sacrifices of Pakistan armed forces in war against terrorism.

“We should not forget our soldiers, brothers and sisters on Eid who sacrificed their lives for the sake of country. I pray to Allah Almighty to keep us in His protection, bless Pakistan with peace and prosperity and make the true essence of Eid ul Azha the part of our lives,” Mamnoon said.