Zakat Fund gives over QR6mn aid to help families in need
June 24 2018 10:17 PM


The Zakat Fund Department at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has provided more than QR6mn to the General Authority for Minor's Affairs, as assistance to minors, orphans and widows who are under the auspices of the authority.
Director of the Zakat Fund Department Jassim bin Mohamed al-Kubaisi said that the assistance comes within the framework of the fund's mandate to spend on those in need, as decided by Islamic law.
He stressed the importance of co-operating with the General Authority for Minors' Affairs and providing financial assistance to meet the needs of many families under the auspices of the authority, in the framework of the fund's efforts to help all segments of the beneficiaries of Zakat.
Al-Kubaisi noted that the Zakat Fund Department has been providing assistance to citizens and resident beneficiaries of Zakat since the establishment of the fund more than two decades ago.

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