| Khal Baharulalam |
IN WELCOMING the spirit of the Hari Raya Aidiladha which was celebrated nationwide on Sunday, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and departments under it yesterday held a Korban ceremony at the Theatre Hall of the MoF building.
Organised by the Employees Trust Fund (TAP), the ceremony saw the distribution of the Korban meat to 84 less fortunate individuals, from Mukim Berakas ‘A’ and Mukim Berakas ‘B’ – 41 of whom were present at the venue, while 43 were represented by their respective Penghulus.
On hand to carry out the distributions and as guest of honour was Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Abd Rahman bin Hj Ibrahim, Minister of Finance II at the Prime Minister’s Office.
A Doa Selamat, led by Imam Hj Amron bin Hj Awang, Mosque officer at the Kampong Salambigar Mosque, was held to conclude the ceremony.
Attendees were later treated to a late-lunch reception.
Also present at the ceremony were deputy permanent secretaries, heads of departments and divisions as well as officers and staff under the MoF.