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Posted On: 13 October 2019 09:33 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:21 pm

Zakat Funds provides over QR 19 million assistance in September

Sumaica Asad
Sumaica Asad
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The Zakat Fund of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) has extended assistance worth over QR 19 million during the month of September 2019, to the beneficiaries of the families registered with it.

In a press release today, the Fund said that it provided QR 19,079,412 during September, including QR 10,869,244 cyclical assistance; QR 3,206,347 one-time aid; QR 4,462,828 tuition fees; QR 516,993 treatment and QR 24,000 help for those in debt distress. This was paid for those entitled to in accordance with the Shariah regulations.

The Zakat Fund is the government entity to which the law entrusts the jurisdiction to collect Zakat funds and pay them to the beneficiaries who meet the Shariah conditions.

The Zakat Fund receives Zakat in 30 offices distributed around Qatar. Zakat payers may also use ATMs or request a Zakat collector.

Source: QNA
Image credit: Peninsula Qatar