KARACHI: Several thousand Muslims in the country will sit for aitekaaf at various mosques tonight, Aaj News reported.
Meanwhile Muslims Saudi Arabia, UAE and other gulf countries have already sat for aitekaaf today.
Arrangements at the holy Kaaba and Masjid-Nabvi for thousands of Muslims have been made by the Saudi government. To take care of the security of the pilgrims scores of security cameras and 25000 security officials have been stationed.
Aitekaaf, an arabic word, translates into taking a break. Devout Muslims all over the world try to spend the last ten days of Ramzan, in aitekaaf, away from the world and spending time to meditate.