Agricom.id, JAKARTA – Head of General Bureau and Procurement, General Secretariat of Ministry of Agriculture, Maman Suherman gave the animals symbolically to the Panitia Qurban Mesjid Nurul Iman, Ministry of Agriculture in the head quarter of Ministry of Agriculture, Jakarta, Saturday (01/08/2020).
The animals were given by the officers, workers in ministry of agriculture and other mustahiq. The animals were 12 cows and 5 goats. One animal was given by Minister of Agriculture, the cross of Belgian Blue, more than two years within about 910 kg.
"This is the moment for the muslims to sacrifice from what they got as the dedication of devotion to Allah, just like what prophet Ibrahim and Ismail did," he said, as in the official written statement to Agricom.id.
He also mentioned that in the series of Eid al-Adha, the worship to slaughter the animals has two dimensions that the muslims could achieve, such as, the vertical to the creator, Allah SWT, and the horizontal to the people as His creatures.
“The worship to slaughter the animals has ritual and social values at once. It has dimension hablun minallah wa hablun minannas to the creator and the people,” he said.
In the Eid al-Adha, Nurul Iman Mosque, Ministry of Agriculture gave the meat of the animals to the people around and the freelancers in ministry of agriculture. (A2)