MORE than 500 boxes of Korban meat were distributed at the Korban and Aqiqah ceremony by DST yesterday at its headquarters.
A total of five cows, seven buffaloes and eight goats were slaughtered for the ceremony and their meat distributed to DST employees and the poor and destitute.
The guest of honour at the event was Awg Abdul Lattif bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Md Yusof, a member of the DST Board of Directors. Also attending was Suhaimi Hussain, the Chief Executive Officer of DST as well as DST management and staff.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Ustaz Awang Farizal bin Ali followed by the Takbir Raya.
The Korban and Aqiqah ceremony is held annually and this year there were some 100 DST volunteers displaying their teamwork for organising the event.
The event concluded with the distribution of Korban meat by the guest of honour to 170 recipients in the Brunei-Muara District.