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13/08/2019  The Ministry Of Defence Held Sunnat Rites of Sacrifice and Aqiqah Ceremony



The Ministry of Defence distributed the meat of sacrifice yesterday morning to Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF personnel, civilian employees of the ministry and members of eligible asnaf or categories in the Bolkiah Garrison area during the Sunnat Sacrifice and Aqiqah ceremony in conjunction with Hari Raya  Aidil Adha.  Also receiving the meat were orphans of Ministry of Defence employees and RBAF personnel.  The ceremony took place at the ministry's Multi-purpose Hall.


Six buffaloes and 12 goats were sacrificed.  The meat was distributed by Yang  Berhormat  Pehin  Datu  Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato  Paduka  Seri  Haji  Awang  Halbi bin  Haji  Mohd  Yussof,  the Second Minister of Defence, Major General Pengiran  Dato  Paduka  Seri  Aminan bin  Pengiran  Haji  Mahmud, Commander of the RBAF, Retired Brigadier General   Dato  Seri  Pahlawan  Shahril  Anwar bin  Haji  Ma'awiah, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence.  Also present was  Yang  Berhormat  Pengiran  Haji Ali bin  Pengiran  Maon, Member of the Legislative Council and Penghulu of Mukim  Berakas 'B'.  The sacrifice and aqiqah ceremonies were also held at all the RBAF camps and garrisons with 28 buffaloes and 29 goats sacrificed.