The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF yesterday afternoon held the Sacrifice and Aqiqah ceremony in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidil Adha celebration. It took place at Surau Ad-Difa, Bolkiah Garrison, the Ministry of Defence in Berakas.
27 buffaloes, 2 cows and 25 goats were slaughtered this year. The distribution of the sacrificial meat was carried out by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja (Retired) Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, the Second Minister of Defence and Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Similar ceremonies had been held at all RBAF's Camps and Garrisons since yesterday, the 10th of Zulhijjah. Also present was, (Retired) Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma'awiah, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence.
Source: Radio Television Brunei