Shia Muslims in Pakistan observing Day of Arafa

In Pakistan, Shia Muslims are observing the Youm-e-Arafa and also commemorating the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Muslim bin Aqeel, special envoy of Imam Hussain dispatched to Kufa (Iraq) before the Karbala tragedy.

Special congregations of Dua-e-Arafa are being held in all over Pakistan where Shia Muslims are reciting the Dua-e-Arafa originally recited by Imam Hussain (AS) to commemorate the day.

After the aamal and Arafa prayers of the 9th Zilhajjah, mourning congregations will be held before sunset to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Muslim bin Aqeel.