Syazwani Hj Rosli
Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) yesterday performed its obligation as a business by handing over its Zakat on business for the financial year 2019, along with Zakat for customer deposits to the Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) during a ceremony at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) building in Berakas.
BIBD’s Zakat on business for 2019 and the balance for 2018 amounted to BND2,222,727.76 while zakat for customers deposits for the period of 2019-2020 came in at BND848,297.84.
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 MUIB President received the zakat handed over by Assistant Mufti (Buhuth) at the State Mufti’s Office Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mazanan bin Haji Yusof as the Chairman of Syariah Advisory Body of BIBD and its subsidiaries.
Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar along with BIBD Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mubashar Khokhar as well as other Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) and BIBD senior officials were also present.
To help its Muslim customers meet the Zakat payment obligation, BIBD provides its customers the convenience to pay their zakat at its branch counters in Brunei Darussalam.
Customers can speak to customer service representative for zakat calculation.