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The Utilization of Zakat For People’s Welfare

The Utilization of Zakat For People’s Welfare

The three yearly World Zakat Forum Coference is participated in by delegations from 16 countries from Middle East, Europe, South Asia and Africa . In his opening speech, Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin said that to achieve the balance and justice among the people is by closing the social gap, economy and psychological between the rich and the poor . The Minister also said that Indonesian government has high expectation toward Zakat performance .

“Indonesian government, through the Religious affairs Ministry as the zakat policy authority holder hoped a great expectation to the zakat management organizations and world zakat motivators to continue to make  the zakat cooperation agendas among the nations and maximizing the beneficial of zakat for people’s welfare,” he said. 

Minister Lukman Hakim Saifudin added that Indonesian government through the National development planning agency –Bappenas hasformed huge plan in the Syariah finance in order to increase zakat quality that can give maximum benefit to support people’s welfare in eradicating poverty . Besides, Indonesian government also welcomes the concept of Zakat core Principle which is facilitated by Bank Indonesia . Similar appreciation is also granted for the National zakat index launched by National Zakat Agency and Syariah standardization compliance in zakat management by the Directorate of Zakat and Waqf Empowerment // WIMA/TRS/NK


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