PUCHONG, March 9, 2018 – Lembaga Zakat Selangor (LZS) has allocated zakat donations of RM1,200,000.00 to supply 10 van jenazah to the selected mosque in Selangor. The van handover ceremony to 10 mosque representatives was completed by Asnaf Distribution Division Chief Abdul Basith Hamid.
The donation of a van is one of the types of zakat aid under the asnaf fisabilillah that aims to facilitate the management of a corpse. It is allocated to mosques that do not have the vehicle facilities for managing the remains, especially in rural areas, as well as having a lot of kariah.
Among the selected mosques are Kampung Kuala Perdik Kariah Mosque, Hulu Langat; Masjid Kariah Lubuk Kelubi, Hulu Langat; Kariah Sungai Kembong Hilir Mosque, Kajang; Kariah Mosque Kampung Jawa, Hulu Langat and Kampung Seri Aman Mosque, Puchong.
Other mosques include the Al-Ubudiah Mosque, Hulu Selangor; Masjid Nurul Husna Felda Sungai Tengi Selatan, Hulu Selangor; Ar-Ridzuan Mosque, Bestari Jaya; At-Taqwa Mosque, Kuala Selangor and the An’Nur Mosque Kampung Kanchong Tengah, Kuala Langat.
For information, the contribution of this van is part of the contribution of zakat under the Program Pembangunan Institusi Agama. Since 2013 until now, LZS has donated 50 vans with a total of RM6.0 million.