MUIB lends helping hand to two families

James Kon

The Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) presented Zakat assistance to two underprivileged families yesterday.

Acting Secretary of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Akop handed over the assistance.

Hussaini bin Mohd Hassan, an air-condition repairman, received air-conditioning maintenance equipment at his home in Jalan Ban 6, Kampong Mulaut.

Meanwhile, local fisherman Awang bin Matsidik received a boat and engine.

Awang and Husaini conveyed their appreciation to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and MUIB.

MUIB presented Zakat assistance of BND13,860.70 to both recipients. The assistance comes from the MUIB’s Asnaf Fakir Miskin Zakat Fund.

ABOVE & BELOW: Acting Secretary of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Akop presenting Zakat assistance to Hussaini bin Mohd Hassan and Awang bin Matsidik. PHOTOS: JAMES KON