| Aziz Idris |
THE Ministry of Communications and the departments under it held a Korban ceremony yesterday, at the Amar Pahlawan Hall of the ministry’s building at Jalan Menteri Besar, Berakas. Present at the ceremony was Pehin Orang Kaya Hamzah Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdullah bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, the Minister of Communications.
Also present were Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communications along with directors, department heads and staff from the ministry.
Prior to the distribution of the Korban meat, a special lecture on the importance of celebrating Aidiladha was delivered by Dr Haji Noralizam bin Haji Ali Akbar, who was the invited speaker from the Islamic Dakwah Centre.
Some 70 participants comprising officers and staff of the Ministry of Communications and its departments and divisions participated in the Korban rituals this year.
The distribution of the Korban meat to the participants and special recipients was done by the minister.
The ceremony is one of the annual activities of the Ministry of Communications, its departments and divisions.
This year’s ceremony was organised by the Department of Civil Aviation.