In Pictures: Illuminations and celebrations on Eid Milad-un-Nabi

The auspicious occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW) is being celebrated with great religious zeal and fervour across the country on Friday.

The day dawned with thirty-one guns salute at the federal capital and twenty-one guns salute at all the provincial capitals. Special prayers for the unity of Muslim Ummah and progress and prosperity of the country were offered in mosques after Fajar prayers.

Special conferences, events and Mehfil-e-Milad are being arranged to pay respect to the last messenger whose life and teachings are a beacon of light for the whole mankind.

Many buildings and prominent places have being illuminated on the occasion. In Karachi, the central procession of Eid Milad un Nabi will begin from Boulton Market in the old city area and conclude at Nishtar Park after passing through the approved route.