The Brunei Islamic Religious Council yesterday received more than two million dollars of business tithe from Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, BIBD for the year 2017 and 7 hundred 21 thousand of BIBD customer's tithe money. The handing over of the tithe money was held at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs as the President of MUIB received the tithe money. The BIBD's tithe money amounting 2 million, 1 hundred 91 thousand 8 hundred 39 dollars and 84 cents ($2,191,839.84) was presented by Dato Seri Setia Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs as the Chairman of the BIBD Shari'ah Advisory Body. While BIBD customer's tithe money amounting 7 hundred 21 thousand, 168 dollars and 49 cents was presented by Awang Mubashar Khokhar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BIBD. Also present at the ceremony were Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs as Vice President of MUIB and Dato Seri Setia Doktor Haji Japar bin Haji Mat Dain@Maidin, Deputy State Mufti, as Deputy Chairman of BIBD's Syari'ah Advisory Body.
Source: Radio Television Brunei