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27/05/2019  Distribution of Tithe Money in Kampung Serusop



Forty Four Thousand, Two Hundred and Ten dollars have been distributed among 100 poor and destitute families during the distribution of Tithe Money to the Poor and Destitute category for Hari Raya of 1440 Hijrah/2019.  The ceremony took place at Mohammad Bolkiah mosque in Kampung Serusop yesterday afternoon. 


The money was handed over by 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 Yang Di-Pertua of Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB.  This year One Million, Three Hundred, Thirty Three Thousand and Five Hundred and Seventy dollars have been allocated to eight thousand, four hundred and thirty five poor and destitute recipients in the country.  The distribution of the Zakat or tithe money is intended to lessen the burden of the recipients in preparing for Hari Raya Aidil Fitri.


The event coincided with a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony for the Tadarus Al-Quran delegation of the Ministry of Religious Affairs.  It marked the completion of Al-Quran reading at several mosques in the country during the Ramadhan of 1440 Hijrah.   The ceremony began with the reading of Al-Fatihah led by the Minister of Religious Affairs.