President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the nation to work unitedly for the progress and prosperity of the country with adopting the true spirit of sacrifice, brotherhood, religious tolerance and renouncing the hatred and prejudice.

“We should remember on this auspicious occasion of Eid ul Azha, the sacrifices of the people rendered in the war against terrorism to defend the country,” said the President in his message on the occasion of Eid ul Azha being celebrated in the country on Saturday.

The President said the country today is facing the challenges of terrorism, extremism, sectarianism and target killing and there is a need to inculcate unity, brotherhood, will for sacrifice, religious tolerance, and high qualities to face these challenges.