Omar extends greetings on Eid-ul-Adha

Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah greeted people on Eid-ul-Adha and expressed hope that the day will herald peace, progress and development.

Last Updated: Nov 07, 2011, 20:16 PM IST

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister
Omar Abdullah today greeted people on Eid-ul-Adha and
expressed hope that the day will herald peace, progress and
development.

Omar, in a statement, said Eid-ul-Azha "reminds us of
making sincerity and truthfulness way of our life".
"I hope the day would be herald of peace, progress and
development in Jammu and Kashmir and the country," he said.

Omar along with Union Renewable Energy Minister Farooq
Abdullah today offered the congregational Eid-ul-Adha prayers
at Hazratbal mosque.
Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather, Education Minister
Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed, Forest Minister Mian Altaf Ahmad,
Rural Development Minister Ali Mohammad Sagar and Tourism
Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora also greeted the people on the
occasion.

Greetings were also extended by state Sports Minister
Rajinder Singh Chib, Health Minister Shah Lal and Higher
Education Minister Abdul Gani Malik.

Eid-ul-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice) is being
celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety across the
Kashmir Valley.

PTI