MUIB receives over BND3.9M Zakat money

Syazwani Hj Rosli

The Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei (TAIB) presented BND3,984,369.53 of Zakat (tithe) money to the Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) in a ceremony at the Dhifayah Room of the Ministry of ReligiousAffairs yesterday.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman in his capacity as the President of MUIB received the mock cheque from Minister of Defence II and Chairman of PerbadananTAIB Board of Directors Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof.

Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar in his capacity as the Deputy President of MUIB; Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang; Acting Secretary of MUIB Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Akop; Managing Director of Perbadanan TAIB Datin Hajah Hasnah binti Haji Ibrahim; as well as senior officers from MUIB and PerbadananTAIB were also present.

The Zakat will be distributed to those who are eligible that include Asnaf Fakir, Miskin, Muallaf, al-Gharimin and Ibnu Sabil.

Minister of Religious Affairs and President of MUIB Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman receives a mock cheque from Minister of Defence II and Chairman of Perbadanan TAIB Board of Directors Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR