Some 23 thousand, 3 hundred and 10 dollars were handed over to 50 poor and destitute recipient families in the Tithe Money Distribution presentation ceremony for the upcoming Hari Raya. The ceremony took place yesterday afternoon at the Kampung Penanjong Tutong mosque.
Handing over the distributions were Awang Haji Amir Hisham bin Haji Masri, the Acting Director of Mosque Affairs as the MUIB Tithe Money Issuance Committee Member. This year, 1 Million 3 Hundred 33 Thousand, 5 Hundred and 70 dollars have been allocated to 8 Thousand 4 Hundred and 35 recipients comprising of the poor and destitute recipient nationwide. The allocation is from the Poor and Destitute Recipient Tithe Money Collection through the Zakat Fitrah and Zakat Harta for 1439 Hijrah/2018. The distribution among other things aimed to alleviate the burden of the Poor and Destitute Recipient, aside from act as a hope to accommodate the expenses for the upcoming Hari Raya.
Source: Radio Television Brunei