Minister of Religion calls for Distribution of More Sacrificial Meat to Poor

This is to help the poor who are struggling due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Minister of Religion, Fachrul Razi, said this year’s sacrifice was at the center of the Covid-19 pandemic. The impact not only on the health sector, but also on the economy.Fachrul also appealed to the distribution of more sacrificial meat to the needy and poor groups. This is to reduce their burden due to Covid-19.”In the current situation, it is recommended as much as possible to be distributed to the poor,” Fachrul said, quoted by the Ministry of Religion.According to Fachrul, sacrificial meat may be eaten by people who sacrifice. It would be better if part of the sacrifice was given in part to the poor.

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He also appealed to people who were able to sacrifice. This year, many parties need food.

Regarding the sacrifice, Fachrul said that his party had issued a Circular. The SE explained that slaughtering sacrificial animals must meet health protocols such as using their own tools, keeping a distance, carried out in the open, and wearing a mask.”The distribution of sacrifices should be delivered to their respective homes, to avoid crowds. Indeed there will be less work, but it is safer and the rewards are also more,” he said.

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MUI Allow Sacrificial Meat Distributed Processed

Indonesian Ulema Council allows the distribution of sacrificial meat in the form of processed, such as corned beef, rendang, or other, then packed both plastic and canned.”This can be done to expand the benefits provided there is no urgent need,” said Secretary of the MUI Fatwa Commission, Asrorun Ni’am Sholeh, quoted .Asrorun said that in principle, the distribution of sacrificial meat was offered to be carried out immediately after being slaughtered. This is so that the benefits and goals of sacrifice can be felt immediately, namely the happiness of enjoying sacrificial meat.In its distribution it is offered to be distributed in raw form, in contrast to aqiqah, and distributed to those in need in the nearest area, “he said.

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Minister of Religion
Minister of Religion calls for Distribution of More Sacrificial Meat to Poor

But if there are benefits considerations, sacrificial.

Meat can be distributed in the form of processed. Especially to overcome the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.”It could be, due to the impact of Covid-19, it is difficult for people to be distributed in the form of raw meat because they have to cook. So for the benefit, it can be distributed in the form of cooked or even in the form of corned beef or other fast food preparations,” he said.Furthermore, Asrorun also said that sacrificial meat can also be preserved and postponed. This method can be done when the meat is abundant and in order to meet the needs for a long time.”Saving some of the sacrificial meat that has been processed and preserved within a certain time for the use and distribution to those who need it more is the condition that there is no urgent need,” he said.

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Task Force Imbau Slaughtering Sacrificial Animal in laughterhouse

Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling Covid-19 urges people to slaughter sacrificial animals in slaughterhouses. Our Task Force is preparing provisions regarding the slaughter of the sacrificial animals.”If slaughtering animals in the mosque, then there are rules that must be prepared by the community. If it must be done in the mosque, then there must be a health protocol that must be obeyed, the Government is preparing its translation,” said Deputy for the Prevention of the National Disaster Management Agency, Lilik Kurniawan, quoted.Lilik said that there were four rules that must be obeyed by the public regarding slaughtering animals in the mosque. The first is Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) based on health protocol.Second, health protocols must be disseminated to all parties. Both the mosque caretaker, the sacrificial committee, to the people especially those who make sacrifices.

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Third rule, the health of people who come to the slaughterhouse must be ensured. The mosque management is required to measure the body temperature of the people who enter the slaughterhouse.”In addition, people must continue to use masks and wash their hands,” said Lilik.Whereas the fourth rule, mosques must be equipped with adequate medical equipment. Like a thermometer, washing facilities with running water.”We will also convey all the (rules) to all mosque administrators. Then through all the provinces in the regions carried out by the Task Force in their respective regions to inform this,” he said.Regarding the implementation of Eid al-Adha prayer, it is waiting for direction from the Indonesian Ulema Council.

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