Eid Milad-un-Nabi (12th of Rabi ul Awwal) will be observed with religious fervour across the country today (Monday).

The celebrations will begin early in the day with a 21-cannon salute in respect of the birthday of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).

Various processions will commence with the offering of special prayers and salutations on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

News channels will air programmes highlighting the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) throughout the day.

A large number of citizens will carry banners and placards, recite salutations and raise slogans during the processions to express their devotion and love for the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Different religious, social, cultural and educational organisations have planned programmes like Mahafil of Naat Khawani, Seerat conferences and Milad processions to mark the day.

Mosques, streets, plazas, roads, bazaars, markets, government buildings and houses have been decorated with lights and flags on the occasion.