Scouts Association holds Korban ceremony

|     Hakim Hayat     |

TO ENLIVEN the Hari Raya Aidiladha celebration, the Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association (PPNBD) last Sunday held a Korban ceremony at the association’s headquarters in Jalan Gadong, where two cows were slaughtered and distributed to the less fortunate individuals.

PPNBD President Haji Matusin bin Orang Kaya Sura Haji Tuba, the guest of honour, presented Korban meat to underprivileged individuals registered with the Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) and other recipients.

PPNBD said the annual ceremony was held to express their gratitude to Allah the Almighty as well as to enhance their faith in charitable causes by enlivening one of the biggest celebrations in the Islamic calendar.

This year, PPNBD’s Religious Section and Women Scouts Section collaborated to organise the ceremony.

Among those present were PPNBD’s Chief Commissioner Haji Badar bin Haji Ali; Chief Executive Officer Haji Mohd Zali bin Haji Arsad, as well as members of Scout Council of the four districts, scout commissioners, assistant district commissioners, scout leaders and scout members.

Guest of honour PPNBD President Haji Matusin bin Orang Kaya Sura Haji Tuba presents the Korban meat to a scout member. – PPNBD