Hari Raya Aidiladha celebrations across Brunei

Ministry of Home Affairs

James Kon

The Ministry of Home Affairs held a Korban ceremony to mark Hari Raya Aidiladha recently.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong officiated the ceremony at the multipurpose hall of the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD).

This year’s event was organised by the FRD.

The event began with the recitation of Al-Fatihah and Takbir Hari Raya followed by a religious talk titled Cinta Allah Cinta Utama Iktibar dari Kisah Nabi Ibrahim dan Nabi Ismail ‘alaihissalam by Mosque Affairs Officer Pengiran Ahmad Faris Ramadhani bin Pengiran Haji Sellahuddin.

One cattle and two buffaloes were slaughtered and the meat distributed to staff of the ministry and 70 recipients from Mukim Berakas ‘A’ and ‘B’. Members of the Legislative Council, permanent secretaries, deputy permanent secretary and acting deputy permanent secretary at the ministry, heads of departments, senior officers and staff also attended the event.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong distributes meat to Permanent Secretary (Municipal and District) at the Ministry of Home Affairs Salminan bin Haji Burut. PHOTO: FRD

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) held a Korban ceremony to mark Hari Raya Aidiladha at Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Mateen Mosque in Kampong Mulaut recently.

Three cows were sacrificed and the meat distributed 20 families comprising underprivileged members of the community and BIBD Advocating Life-Long Learning for an Aspiring Future(BIBD ALAF) recipients.

BIBD also contributed 100 Yaasiin books as Waqaf to the mosque.

BIBD Acting Chief Operations Officer Haji Minorhadi bin Haji Mirhassan was the guest of honour.

The bank’s senior officials were also present. The event began with the recitation of prayers followed by the distribution of the meat. The event ended with the recitation of Doa Selamat led by Mosque Officer at Pengiran Muda Abdul Mateen Mosque Haji Khairul Nizam bin Haji Mohd Said.

ABOVE & BELOW: BIBD Acting Chief Operations Officer Haji Minorhadi bin Haji Mirhassan in a group photo; and Haji Minorhadi presents sacrificial meat to a recipient. PHOTOS: BIBD


Language and Literature Bureau Seria Library

Daniel Lim

The Language and Literature Bureau (DBP) Seria Library marked Hari Raya Aidiladha recently by organising a distribution of bubur kacang to about 150 people.

Officers and staff members took turn preparing the porridge outside the library before handing out portions in takeaway containers to visitors. Leftovers were distributed to village residents in the vicinity of Ar-Rahim Mosque in Kampong Bukit Panggal, Tutong District.

DBP Seria Library Assistant Grade I Adylah bin Kalid said the initiative was well received by visitors.

Similar events are being planned at other DBP libraries across the country.

Library staff distributes bubur kacang. PHOTO: DBP SERIA LIBRARY

Progresif Sdn Bhd

Progresif Sdn Bhd held a Korban ceremony at its Banquet Hall to commemorate Hari Raya Aidiladha.

Progresif Chief Executive Officer Hajah Nurul Haniah binti Haji Jaafar presented the sacrificial meat to 20 single mothers registered under the Community Development Department (JAPEM) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

Progresif Acting Chief Executive Officer Junaidi Bahrum also distributed meat to Progresif employees.

The event started with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by a mass Takbir.

ABOVE & BELOW: Progresif Chief Executive Officer Hajah Nurul Haniah binti Haji Jaafar and Progresif Acting Chief Executive Officer Junaidi bin Bahrum present sacrificial meat. PHOTOS: PROGRESIF