| Wani Roslan |
THE Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources (MIPR) and departments under it hosted a Korban ceremony yesterday, organised by Biodiversity Innovation and Research Centre (BioRIC) and the Biosecurity Division at the Setia Pahlawan Hall of the ministry. The guest of honour was Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Yahya bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, Minister of Industry and Primary Resources. The minister later distributed Korban meat to recipients comprising staff of MIPR as well as their families who participated in the Korban this year. This year four cows were slaughtered and the Korban meat was distributed to more than 160 recipients. Also in attendance were Hajah Normah Suria Hayati binti Pehin Jawatan Dalam Seri Maharaja Dato Seri Utama (Dr) Haji Awang Mohd Jamil Al-Sufri, Permanent Secretary at the MIPR; Haji Khairuddin bin Haji Abd Hamid, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Industrial Development and Entrepreneurship) at the MIPR and Hajah Hasnah binti Ibrahim, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Primary Resources Development) at the MIPR; directors and deputy directors; officers and staff of the MIPR and departments under it.