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.