THURSDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER – UMS today received a zakat contribution of RM20,000 from Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad.
The zakat contribution was presented at the Aidilfitri Open House of Bank Islam East Malaysia Territory at Le Meridien Hotel, Kota Kinabalu. The Chairman of Bank Islam, Datuk Zamani Abdul Ghani handed over the zakat contribution to the Vice-Chancellor of UMS, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah.
The zakat contribution will be channelled to needy students of UMS to ease their burden during their duration of study. This noble deed is in line with the university’s aim in building excellent human capital who will be future leaders of our nation.
Also receiving the zakat business contribution of Bank Islam was the Sabah Islamic Affairs Department with a sum of RM300,000. More than 400 people attended the open house. - FL
By Mohd Affzanizam Mohd Amin
Photo: Ernest Berinus