PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak distributed 539 cows for the Aidiladha sacrificial slaughter to mosques, government agencies and non-governmental organisations in the Pekan district.
Najib, who is the Pekan MP, was represented by Pekan Umno division deputy chief Datuk Abu Bakar Harun at the presentation ceremony here yesterday. All 14 Umno divisions in the state will receive four cows each.
Fifty-nine mosques and 158 surau in the constituency will also receive the cows, as will several non-governmental organisations.
The cows were donated by various companies and individuals to Najib.
Among the donor companies were Sapura Holdings Sdn Bhd, NAZA Group, DRB-HICOM Berhad, WZR Property Sdn Bhd, Pertubuhan Peladang Kebangsaan and Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd.