One million 173 thousand and 950 dollars of zakat or tithe money has been allocated for 6 thousand 551 eligible recipients comprising the poor and destitute nationwide.
16 thousand 860 dollars were handed over to 60 heads of selected families during the presentation of tithe money yesterday afternoon. Contributions were presented by Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Acting Minister of Religious Affairs as Acting President of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB. The function was held at the Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in Kampung Mentiri. The assistance is hope to elevate the burden of the poor and destitute in the country, especially for the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
Source: Radio Television Brunei