59 cows donated for Hari Raya Haji

KOTA SAMARAHAN:  Lembaga Amanah Kebajikan Masjid Kota Samarahan (LAKM) will be distributing 59 cows to eight areas here for sacrifice during Hari Raya Haji.

The meat will be distributed among the Muslim communities there.

Entrepreneur and Small, Medium Enterprise (SME) Development Minister Datuk Naroden Majais explained, “The eight areas are Muara Tuang, Stakan, Asajaya, Simunjan, Gedong, Sebuyau, Sadong Jaya, and several areas in Serian.

“Each area will receive eight cows except Muara Tuang which receives 11 cows.  Muara Tuang will distribute the meat of three cows to several areas in Serian which formerly came under Kota Samarahan.”

Naroden (second right) at the handing over of the cows to LAKM as Rubiah (right) looks on.

Naroden was speaking during the handing over of the cows to LAKM at Bintawa Industrial Estate in Kuching.

“The contributions from LAKM may not be enough. Therefore, I urge assembly representatives to assist by donating more cows,” he said.

LAKM has selected PPES Ternak Sdn Bhd as its cattle supplier.

Also present were Kota Samarahan MP, Rubiah Wang, general manager of PPES Ternak Sdn Bhd, Artino Arshad, Samarahan District Officer and others.