Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei (TAIB) presented Zakat funds totalling BND3,929,639.31 to the Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB).
Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof as the Chairman of TAIB’s Board of Directors presented the mock cheque.
The cheque was received by 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 and Advisor to TAIB Board of Directors.
The Zakat funds were collected from account holders who authorised TAIB to deduct contributions from their savings accounts between January and December 2020.
The ceremony was held at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.