The Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB has distributed zakat or tithe funds to selected recipients for school expenses in the new school year. One of the ceremonies took part at Dewan Multaqa, the new annexe of the Ministry of Religious Affairs complex.

Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sabtu, the Acting Secretary of MUIB presented the tithe to 20 heads of family. For other recipients, the zakat money would be deposited into their accounts. The total amount of tithe funds distributed today was 25 thousand, seven hundred and fifty dollars ($25,750.00). The won was from the Tithe Funds of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council for the Poor and Destitute.

In Tutong District, 3 family leaders received the zakat. The distributions took place at the recipients' homes in Kampong Penanjong, Tutong Camp and Bukit Beruang National Housing. The tithe funds were presented by Awg Haji Hamzah Bin Haji Sabtu.

Meanwhile, in Belait District, Awang Haji Hamzah distributed the tithe to four families. The handover took place at the recipients' homes. One was at Mumong Bypass Barracks, 2 others in Lorong Tiga Selatan Seria and another in Kampong Sungai Bakong Lumut.

Source: Radio Television Brunei