PUTRAJAYA – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today received 793 cows from 16 companies for the sacrificial slaughter during the upcoming Aidiladha.
Representatives of the companies handed over the donation at a special ceremony at Perdana Putra here.
Some 458 of these cows will be distributed to mosques and surau in Najib’s parliamentary constituency of Pekan, and the rest to other areas.
The companies which donated the cows are Sapura Holdings Sdn Bhd, JL99 Group, Naza Corporation Holdings Sdn Bhd, Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd, GIG Technology Holdings Sdn Bhd, Roadcare (M) Sdn Bhd, Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad, Bumi Borneo Highway Sdn Bhd.
Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd, Zetro Aerospace Corporation Sdn Bhd, Wekajaya Sdn Bhd, AJ Aeroservices Sdn Bhd, S.N. Akmida Holdings Sdn Bhd, DRB-HICOM Bhd, Heitech Padu Bhd and Icah Sdn Bhd.
Muslims in the country are expected to celebrate Aidiladha on Sept 1. – BERNAMA