200 Belait residents receive royal korban offerings
MORE than 200 heads of families from Belait turned up at the Municipal Council Hall in Kuala Belait to receive korban (sacrificial) meat donated by His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and members of the royal family.
Beginning proceedings with the recital of Al-Fatihah, the hall filled with the solemn sounds of the takbir Aidil Adha, led by Hj Omarali Hj Mohd Hussain, imam of Kg Sg Teraban mosque.
The beneficiaries – registered with the Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) – were then presented with the korban meat by Belait District Officer Hj Haris Othman.
Meanwhile, heads of villages and penghulus in the district received the portions on behalf of registrants who were not able to attend.
Also present at the event were Legislative Council members from Belait, Yang Berhormat Hj Mohd Shafiee Ahmad (village head of Kg Lumut I) and Yang Berhormat Hj Mohd Yusof Dulamin (village head of Kg Mumong), as well as heads of government departments and branches.
The Brunei Times