Tadarus Ceremony and Distribution of Zakat

The Ministry of Religious Affairs also held a Tadarus ceremony which coincided with the distribution of Zakat or Tithe money from the Brunei Islamic Religious Council to the poor. It took place at Kampung Puni Mosque in Temburong District.

The ceremony began with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abd Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Also in attendance were Yang Berhormat Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, Member of the Legislative Council as the Penghulu of Mukim Bokok and Awang Roslan bin Haji Taja’ah, the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

The ceremony continued with the distribution of zakat or tithe money by the Brunei Islamic Religious Council to the poor and destitute for the Hari Raya Aidil Fitri of 1439H/2018. In Temburong District, the zakat totalling eight thousand dollars was distributed to thirty families.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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