Celebrating Aidiladha with prayers, sacrifices

Abdul Taib (third right) presenting sacrificial meat to a less fortunate person as, from left, Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly, Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar, Abang Johari, Sarawak Islamic Council president Datuk Misnu Taha and Toh Puan Sri Ragad Kurdi Taib look on.

Abdul Taib (2nd right) and Abang Johari (left) exchanging greetings with other worshippers after performing their Aidiladha prayers at Masjid Jamek Petra Jaya Kuching. Photo: Ghazali Bujang.

Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah (centre) during a photocall with the women members of the sacrificial ritual team in charge of the cow slaughtering process at Surau Darul Mualimin in Kuching.

Workers of Majlis Islam Sarawak getting ready to sacrifice a cow at the Premier Sacrificial Ceremony organised by Sarawak Islamic Council at Dewan Hikmah in Kuching.

Workers of Majlis Islam Sarawak getting ready to sacrifice a cow at the Premier Sacrificial Ceremony organised by Sarawak Islamic Council at Dewan Hikmah in Kuching.

Batu Kitang assemblyman Lo Khere Chiang (second right) handing over the sacrificial meat to a Muslim convert at Al Muhajirin Mosque, Kampung Paya Mebi near Kuching.

Batu Kitang assemblyman Lo Khere Chiang (second right) handing over the sacrificial meat to a Muslim convert at Al Muhajirin Mosque, Kampung Paya Mebi near Kuching.

SUCCESS THRO’ SACRIFICE… Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari slices off a piece of the sacrificial meat as Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud looks on during the ‘Program Korban Perdana’ held at the compound of Dewan Hikmah, Kuching yesterday.

The Chief Minister and the Head of State were among Sarawakian Muslims who celebrated Aidiladha amidst an atmosphere of peace and harmony. Photo: Ghazali Bujang