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Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque held a Korban ceremony in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidiladha celebration yesterday.
Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong was the guest of honour in his capacity as the advisor of the mosque’s Takmir Committee.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat led by Bilal Razman bin Haji Ramlee.
The event continued with the distribution of meat to 91 participants by the minister.
The minister also distributed meat to 55 underprivileged individuals and orphans. A distribution of more than 400 containers of sacrificial meat for the public was conducted via drive-through.
This drive-through distribution was carried out by Village Head of Kampong Madang Haji Emran bin Haji Ismail and Acting Village Head of Kampong Manggis I and II Omar bin
Haji Ali. Three buffaloes and 10 cows were sacrificed.
In another event, 200 underprivileged individuals and three orphans received sacrificial meat at Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Mosque (MRSB) yesterday.
Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong in his capacity as the Patron of MRSB’s Takmir Committee distributed the meat via drive-through system. Acting Village Head of Kampong Sungai Akar Haji Ibrahim bin Haji Jamaluddin was also present.
The event began with mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Takbir Raya led by Mosque Officer Haji Syamsul Nizam bin Haji Badar.
Sixty-six people participated in the ceremony that saw 10 cows and buffaloes sacrificed. The slaughtering was carried out at an abattoir in Kampong Mulaut.
Advisor of the MRSB’s Takmir Committee Dato Paduka Haji Rashid bin Haji Abdul Rahman, Secretary of MRSB’s Takmir Committee Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Azman Shyam bin Pengiran Haji Mohammad and Takmir committee members were present.
Meanwhile, Kampong Sungai Bunga Village Consultative Council in Kota Batu also held a Korban ceremony which saw the distribution of meat to 25 underprivileged individuals and the remaining delivered to the other recipients’ homes.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin was the guest of honour.
Member of the Legislative Council Yang Berhormat Naim bin Haji Kamis in his capacity as the Penghulu of Mukim Kota Batu and Mukim Kianggeh cum advisor of the Kampong Sungai Bunga Village Consultative Council and chairman of the event Acting Village Head of Kampong Sungai Bunga Zaini bin Haji Salleh were also present.
The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Takbir Raya led by Imam of Kampong Sungai Bunga Mosque Pengiran Mohd Fadzillah bin Pengiran Mahmud followed by the distribution of sacrificial meat by the guest of honour.
The event saw three cows slaughtered.