More than 3 million dollars of tithe money collected was handed over to the Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB. The handing over of the tithe money was held yesterday morning at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Present to receive the tithe money was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs as the President of MUIB.
The Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, BIBD Business Tithe for the Financial Year 2018 totalling more than two million dollars was handed over by Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs as the Chairman of the BIBD Syariah Advisory Body.
Meanwhile, the BIBD Customers Savings Tithe totalling more than six hundred eighty thousand dollars was handed over by Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Japar bin Haji Mat Dain@Maidin, Deputy State Mufti as the Deputy Chairman of the BIBD Syariah Advisory Body.
The Business Tithe from TIBA Association Cooperative, KOTIBA Petrol Station for 2019 amounting Three Hundred Thousand Dollars was handed over by Awang Haji Rosdi Amin bin Dato Paduka Haji Yaakub, Chairman of the KOTIBA Board of Directors. Also present were Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs as the Vice President of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council and Awang Haji Abd Aziz bin Haji Akop, Acting Secretary of MUIB. The tithe money received will be distributed to eligible tithe recipients in the country comprising the poor and destitute, amil, al-gharimin and ibnu sabil.
Source: Radio Television Brunei