Yesterday is the final day the country's muslim ummah will perform the rites of sacrifice. Various parties including ministries and departments held rites of sacrifice and Hari Raya Aidiladha celebrations. The Ministry of Home Affairs and the departments under it this afternoon held the rites of sacrifice. The ceremony took place at the Dewan Muhibah in Berakas.
Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar Bin Haji Apong, the Minister of Home Affairs officiated the distribution of sacrificial meat to 85 poor and destitute individuals from Mukim Berakas 'A' and 'B' as well as the employees of the Ministry of Home Affairs and its departments.
Also holding a similar ceremony were the members of the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque takmir Committee in Kampung Manggis/Madang. 7 buffaloes, 2 cows and 2 goats were sacrificed. The Minister of Home Affairs as the Advisor of the Mosque Takmir officiated the distribution of the sacrificial meat to 60 poor and destitute individuals from Kampung Manggis and Madang as well as its surroundings registered with the Brunei Islamic Religious Council.
Source: Radio Television Brunei