By Rokiah Mahmud
Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah yesterday attended a Korban ceremony organised by the Ministry of Finance.
The event was held at the ministry's lobby concourse at Commonwealth Drive.
A total of eight buffaloes and four goats were sacrificed for Korban and Aqiqah in commemorating the Hari Raya Aidiladha celebration.
At the event, HRH Princess Hjh Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah presented the sacrificial meat to 83 orphans from Mukim Berakas A and B.
Among those who attended the ceremony were the permanent and acting permanent secretaries, deputy permanent secretaries, heads of department, directors, officials and staff of the Ministry of Finance.
The ceremony ended with the recitation of doa selamat read by Pehin Khatib Hj Suhaili bin Haji Metali Al-Hafiz. This year's Korban and Aqiqah ceremony was coordinated by the Royal Customs and Excise Department.
- Borneo Bulletin
(10th Novempber 2011)