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INDONESIA HOSTS THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF WORLD ZAKAT FORUM 2017

INDONESIA HOSTS THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF WORLD ZAKAT FORUM 2017

The International Conference of World Zakat Forum 2017 held in Jakarta on Wednesday March 15, 2017 . The conference themed“Strengthening the Role of Zakat as a Global Instrument to Eradicate Poverty”. The conference was officially opened by Indonesian ReligiousAffairs Minister Luqman Hakim Syaifudin at Sari Pan Pacific Hotel Jakarta . In his welcoming speech the minister expressed his support for the appointment of Indonesia to host the World Zakat Forum International Conference because Indonesia is the biggest moslem population keepmanaging and utilizing zakat well . Minister Luqman Hakim Saifuddin hoped the forum can create new knowledge thinking about contemporary zakat .

“Through the world zakat forum conference, I hope it can create new knowledge of thinking in connection with contemporary zakat fiqih, one of them connected to asnaf zakat receiver criterias or in the latest context . Therefore it is necessary to redefine and re-interprate about 8 asnaf zakat receiver as it is stated in Holy Book of Quran . As the understanding and interpretation dynamically in modern context and our anticipation in the future,” he said.

Minister Luqman Hakim Saifudin moreover added that it is necessary to have a breakthrough and effort or Islamic law thinking so the fund ofZakat can be beneficial for wider people . Also present in The World Zakat Forum 2017, the National Zakat Agency chairman Bambang Sudibyo and Secretary general of the World Zakat Forum, Ahmad Juawaini . The conference is also participated in by 15 countries such as Saudi Arabia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Morocco, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Sudan, Brunei Darussalam, Uganda, Nigeria, India, Japan, Australia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Cyprus . The conference will be held for two days until March 16, 2017 // Rifa’I; Trans : NK     

 

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