BDA executive director Mohammad S. Yacob together with key staff and volunteers of the agency welcomed brothers from Turkey for the Qurbani Program 20018 on August 20, 2018 at BDCCCI, Cotabato City.
Visitors are in the city to monitor the implementation of the program in line with the Eid’l Adha Celebration.
Bangsamoro-scholars who finished schooling in Turkey also joined the meeting and acted as translators between BDA and Turkey officials to better promote understanding on the topics discussed.
Eid’l Adha (feast of sacrifice) is an annual event observed by Muslim Ummah worldwide to commemorate the act of prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as act of worship to Allah s.w.t.
Over 200 cows are purchased for this year to sacrifice and be distributed to identified beneficiaries who are the poorest of the poor in Cotabato City, provinces of Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte.
Deniz Feneri Dernegi, Turkiye Dyanet Vakfi, Insani Yardim Vakfi and Sadaqatasi are humanitarian organizations based in Turkey that are supporting the Qurbani Program 2018.