| Ishan Ibrahim |
HASSANAL Bolkiah Arabic Boys Secondary School (SMALHB) yesterday held a Korban ceremony for Hari Raya Aidiladha.
The event commenced with the recitation of Surah Al Fatihah and Doa Selamat by the students and staff of the institution led by Abu Yazid Al-Busthami bin Hj Abas, Head of the Religious and Morals Section, Student Council of SMALHB.
It was then followed by the Takbir Raya.
The distribution of the sacrificial meat was done by Ustazah Hjh Rusita bte Hj Yahya, Acting Director of Islamic Studies Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs.
According to SMALHB, the event was foster closer relations amongst the school community.
It also aims to give an opportunity for the school community and their respective families to conduct the Korban event, help the less fortunate of the school community, instil the spirit of cooperation and to give the right exposure and thus the relevant message especially to the students in how a korban is conducted and its significance in the Islamic context.
Two animals were sacrificed.
The meat was distributed to 44 students of SMALHB who were amongst the less fortunate and needy.
Among those present were officers and staff of the Islamic Studies Department.