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Brunei Darussalam Photography Association

|     Syazwani Hj Rosli     |

MEMBERS of the Brunei Darussalam Photography Association (PFNBD) held a Korban ceremony in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidiladha at the residence of Treasurer of PFNBD Hadianas Amirwardi bin Haji Mohamad in RPN Kampong Tanah Jambu yesterday.

Guest of honour, member of the Legislative Council (LegCo) Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad presented the Korban meat.

President of PFNBD Haji Hamidun bin Haji Mohd Noor said the event was aimed at enlivening Hari Raya Aidiladha as part of their effort as a non-governmental organisation (NGO) to contribute to community.

Five buffaloes were sacrificed and the meat was distributed among recipients in the area. They were selected by Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB).

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Member of the Legislative Council (LegCo) Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad presents Korban meat to a recipient. – SYAZWANI HJ ROSLI

Malaysian High Commission in Brunei Darussalam

|     Wani Roslan     |

DOZENS of Malaysian citizens residing and working in the Sultanate gathered at the Malaysian High Commission in Brunei Darussalam in Jalan Kebangsaan Lama yesterday.

Five cows were slaughtered and the attendees came together to process and package the Korban (sacrificial) meat.

High Commissioner of Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam Ismail bin Haji Salam distributed the Korban meat to participants and Malaysian citizens.

The high commissioner said the event was held to mark the celebration of Hari Raya Aidiladha and at the same time to seek blessings from Allah the Almighty.

The event also saw attendees treated with various dishes.

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High Commissioner of Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam Ismail bin Haji Salam presents Korban meat to a recipient. – WANI ROSLAN

Serikandi Group of Companies

|     Daniel Lim     |

SERIKANDI Group of Companies handed over Korban (sacrificial) meat to less fortunate residents of Kuala Belait and Seria to mark Hari Raya Aidiladha.

Held at the residence of Chairman cum Managing Director Shaikh Haji Khalid bin Shaikh Haji Ahmad, the ceremony saw 850 recipients chosen by village heads.

Two cows and three lamb were sacrificed for the ceremony. Guest of honour Belait District Officer Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin accompanied by spouse Nur Farhana binti Abdullah Ajak distributed the Korban meat.

The event was held with the aid of Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) in Belait District to ensure the safety of those present.

In addition to the presentation of sacrificial meat, the guest of honour and guests were treated to a feast by the company.

Speaking to the Bulletin Shaikh Ahmad Khairi bin Shaikh Haji Khalid said the annual occasion has been family tradition since his grandfather and grandmother started handing out sacrificial meat to those in need.

“We are fortunate to be able to conduct this ceremony this year and we are grateful for Allah the Almighty for providing us with such an opportunity to share with those in need.”

Shaikh Haji Khalid as the Director of Ya-Nur Trading Company Sdn Bhd will continue to conduct similar ceremonies for Ya-Nur branches across the country in the next few days.

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ABOVE & BELOW: Belait District Officer Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin; and spouse Nur Farhana binti Abdullah Ajak distribute Korban meat

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Serikandi Group of Companies Chairman cum Managing Director Shaikh Haji Khalid bin Shaikh Haji Ahmad presents meat to the Belait District Officer for distribution. – PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM