Selangor Distributes 753 Sacrificial Cattle in Conjunction with Aidiladha


SABAK BERNAM, 10 Oct: The Selangor Government has donated 753 cattle worth RM2,259,000 to be distributed to every district, mosque and Assemblymen in the state.

Chief Minister, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said that most of the 200kg cattle were obtained from local farmers including the PKPS Livestock Farm Sdn Bhd and some were imported from Thailand.

It was funded by the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS), Permodalan Negeri Selangor Bhd (PNSB), Worldwide Holdings Berhad (WHB), Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Bhd (KDEB), Kumpulan Semesta Sdn Bhd (KSSB), Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Selangor (PKPS) and Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI).

In conjunction with the Aidiladha celebration, he said, PKPS has been entrusted to manage the distribution which is scheduled to begin simultaneously in all districts from 12 October till 14 October.

“Among the monitoring jobs PKPS is conducting is the tagging of each cow to prevent confusion at the delivery location. This monitoring will be done by 28 PKPS staff,” he said.

He said this at the Opening Ceremony of the Sacrificial Cattle Presentation 2013 at the PKPS Farm in Jeloting Jati. He also visited the cattle ranches constructed by PKPS.

Also present was the PKPS Group General Manager, Ali Ahmad and the Executive Councillor in charge of Agriculture Modernisation, Sallehen Mukhyi, as well as two other Excos, Dr Yunus Hairi and Dr Daroyah Alwi.

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