| Rokiah Mahmud |
IN LIGHT of the Hari Raya Aidiladha celebration, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) yesterday held its annual Korban ceremony at Sultan Sharif Ali Mosque in Sengkurong.
A total of four buffaloes and nine cows were slaughtered.
The meat distributed to around 100 recipients including family members of BIBD’s ALAF programme, the Welfare Home Complex (Kompleks Rumah Kebajikan) along with other underprivileged members of the community.
Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Setia Raja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Suhaili bin Haji Mohiddin, Deputy State Mufti and Chairman of the BIBD Shariah Advisory Body, distributed the meat for the Korban rites.
Also present were BIBD Managing Director Javed Ahmad and BIBD staffs.
The ceremony then continued with the distribution of the meat to the male recipients led by the managing director of BIBD.
Female recipients received the meat from Dayang Hajah Noraini binti Haji Sulaiman, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Managing Director of BIBD.
BIBD also took the opportunity to donate 150 Yaasin and prayer books to Sultan Sharif Ali Mosque.