KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today received 592 cows donated by 19 companies for ‘korban’ (sacrifice) in the Pekan parliamentary constituency, in conjunction with the Hari Raya Haji celebration.
The donations were handed over by the companies’ representatives in a ceremony at the Putra World Trade Centre, here.
Among the participating companies are Sapura Holdings Sdn Bhd, NAZA Group of Companies, JL99 Group, National Farmers Organisation, Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad and Kini Unggul Sdn Bhd.
Other companies include Roadcare (M) Sdn Bhd, Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd and Zetro Aerospace Corporation Sdn Bhd.
The cows will be donated to mosques, surau, government agencies and non-governmental organisations in the constituency for ‘ibadah korban’.
Muslims in the country will be celebrating Hari Raya Haji on Sept 12. – Bernama