Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah also held a Qurban ceremony and Aidil Adha Celebration. The ceremony was held yesterday afternoon at Rumah Semaun, Islamic Arts and Calligraphy Learning Centre of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.
Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, who is also a Board of Director member of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, presented the sacrificial meats to 63 people who took part in this year’s Qurban and Aqiqah ceremony. The comprised of officers, teachers and staff of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. 8 buffaloes and a cattle were sacrificed in the ceremony. The ceremony was one of the annual activities held by the Employees Welfare Body of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah through its religious section. Yang Berhormat also distributed the sacrificial meats to representatives of the poor and destitute from several villages.
The ceremony continued with the presentation of donation amounting to 1 thousand dollars to the Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans, DANA. The donation was received by Dato Paduka Awang Eddie bin Dato Paduka Haji Sunny, the Managing Director of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans. 500 dollars were donated by the Employees Welfare Body of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, while another 500 dollars were from the Yayasan Employees’ Khairat Fund.
Source: Radio Television Brunei