BOGOR - The Daily Implementer of West Java Governor H. Mochamad Iriawan accompanied Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) in the implementation of Eid al-Adha Prayers 1439/2018, in the Tegar Beriman Field, Cibinong District, Bogor Regency, Wednesday (08/22/2018).
Iriawan expressed immeasurable happiness and pride. Whereas two consecutive years the President of the Republic of Indonesia was pleased with the Eid al-Adha prayers in the West Java region.
"In 2017, President Eid al-Adha Prayers in Sukabumi City. This certainly strengthens the familiarity of the people of West Java with the President," said Iriawan.
This, continued Iriawan, along with special attention for West Java starting from infrastructure, education, health, which led to the economic progress.
After the Eid al-Adha prayer led by Kiai Haji Zainal Abidin as a priest, and Kiai Haji Muhammad Suhendra as the preacher, President Jokowi handed over
sacrificial animals in the form of cattle to the symbolic prosperity of the Baitul Faizin Cibinong Mosque Council.
Pakuan Holds Slaughtering Animal Sacrifice The Daily Implementer of West Java Governor Mochamad Iriawan cuts sacrificial animals at the Governor's Office, Pakuan State Building Bandung, Wednesday (08/22/2018).
"I participated in slaughtering, seeing, and sharing," said Iriawan. Later, beef and goats slaughtered with their own hands will be distributed to local residents, and also the employees of Gedung Pakuan.
"The meat will be given to the community around the same employees here," he said.
On Idul Adha 1439/2018, the West Java Provincial Government coordinates the distribution of sacrificial animals from the State Civil Service (ASN). It was recorded that 1,392 sacrificial animals consisted of 374 cows and 1,018 sheep.
As for a number of sacrificial animals slaughtered at the Governor's official residence, including 3 cows, and two goats.
West Java Province Regional Secretary Iwa Karniwa who was present at the sacrificial animal slaughtering ceremony at Pakuan Building together with the Daily Implementer of West Java Governor said the sacrificial animals coordinated by the West Java Provincial Government were planned to be distributed to people in need.
"As for the area that needs the most, it is in southern West Java," Iwa said.
"Areas that need, for example, South West Java, can be in South Garut, South Cianjur or South Tasik. It seems far more beneficial," he said.