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MUIB receives over BND4M in Zakat funds

Lyna Mohamad

Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei (Perbadanan TAIB) yesterday handed over Zakat funds to the tune of BND4,064,808.35 to the Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) during a ceremony at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) extension building at Jalan Menteri Besar.

Minister of Religious Affairs cum MUIB President cum Perbadanan TAIB Syariah Advisory Committee Advisor Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman received the mock cheque from Minister of Defence ll cum Chairman of Perbadanan TAIB Board of Directors Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof.

The funds were a collection from account holders who had authorised Perbadanan TAIB for a Zakat deduction from their savings accounts between January and December 2021.

Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs cum MUIB Vice-President Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Acting Secretary of MUIB cum Perbadanan TAIB Syariah Advisory Committee member Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Akop, Perbadanan TAIB Managing Director Datin Hajah Hasnah binti Haji Ibrahim, members of the Perbadanan TAIB Board of Directors, as well as senior officials from MoRA and Perbadanan TAIB also attended.

Perbadanan TAIB is one of the financial institutions offering Zakat services for account holders. Introduced in 1998, the service was initiated with the objective of facilitating convenient Zakat deduction for Perbadanan TAIB account holders. Customers can register for auto Zakat deduction service or can make a one-time Zakat payment through Perbadanan TAIB self-service terminals.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman receives the mock cheque from Minister of Defence ll Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD
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