More than half a million dollars from the Asnaf Al-Gharimin Tithe Money, Brunei Islamic Religious Council or MUIB were handed over to Brunei Darussalam IQRA Association. It is to settle the overdue payment for the construction and renovation of IQRA School in Kampung Manggis. The handover took place yesterday afternoon at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
The sum of 530 thousand dollars were handed over by Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs as Deputy President of MUIB to Dayang Hajah Maizatul Hasmawita binti Haji Mashud, Head of Administration for Al-Quran Reading and IQRA Primary School as Secretary General of Brunei Darussalam IQRA Association. The school facelift was completed in 2018 by prioritising the students comfort. The long-established school is known in together educating children and adults in the country to be fluent in Al-Quran reading. Also in attendance was Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Akop, Acting Secretary of MUIB.
Source: Radio Television Brunei