The Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei, TAIB, handed over 3 million, 929 thousand, 639 dollars and 31 cents of Zakat or tithe money to the Brunei Islamic Religious Council or MUIB this afternoon. The tithe money will be distributed to the Asnaf group in Brunei Darussalam including the poor and destitute asnaf, new converts, amil and ibnu sabil. The handover ceremony was held at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
It was handed over by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohammad Yusof, Second Minister of Defence as Chairman of Perbadanan TAIB Board of Directors to Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs in his capacity as the Yang Di-Pertua of MUIB and Advisor to Perbadanan TAIB Board of Directors. The Zakat presentation was a collection from account holders who have authorised Perbadanan TAIB for the Zakat deduction of their savings accounts from January to December 2020 according to Syariah guidelines.
Source: Radio Television Brunei