A total of 1 million 333 thousand 570 dollars of tithe money are allocated to 8 thousand 435 recipients, comprising the poor and destitute nationwide for this year’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Today, 21 thousand 180 dollars were distributed to 53 poor and destitute in Kampung Pintu Malim and its surrounding areas.
The distribution of tithe money was held at Kampung Pintu Malim Mosque in Brunei Muara District. The hand over was officiated by Dato Seri Setia Doktor Awang Haji Japar bin Haji Mat Dain@Maidin, Deputy State Mufti as Member of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB. The cash money is from the allocation of the Tithe Money and Property Tithe Collection for 1439Hijrah/ 2018 amounting 17 million 563 thousand 363 dollars and 59 cents. The tithe distribution is hoped to alleviate the burden of the recipients for the upcoming festive season.
Source: Radio Television Brunei