A sum of forty six thousand, six hundred ninety dollars of tithe money has been distributed by the Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB to one hundred families of the poor and destitute. The function took place yesterday afternoon at the Pengiran Muda Abdul Wakeel Mosque, Tutong District.
The tithe money was presented by Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Acting Minister of Religious Affairs as the Acting President of MUIB. This year, a total of one million, three hundred thirty three thousand five hundred seventy dollars of tithe money is allocated to eight thousand four hundred thirty five recipients of the poor and destitute nationwide. The allocation is from the Poor and Destitute Tithe Money Collection through the Zakat Fitrah and Zakat Harta tahun 2018.
The reading of Surah Al-Fatihah was led by the Acting Minister of Religious Affairs. Also held were Tadabbur Al-Quran, Tadarus Al-Quran, Tahlil and Doa Arwah. Also present were Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Umarali bin Esung, Member of the Legislative Council as the Advisor of the Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Wakeel Mosque Takmir Committee; Dato Seri Setia Haji Abd Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Awang Haji Azmi bin Haji Abdul Rahim, Acting Tutong District Officer.
Source: Radio Television Brunei