Who are The People Entitled to Receive Zakat?

Zakat is to be paid to the eight categories mentioned in the Saying of Allah: Which means: "Zakat expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakat] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and for freeing captives [or slaves] and for those in debt and for the cause of Allah and for the [stranded] traveler - an obligation [imposed] by Allah . And Allah is Knowing and Wise." [Al-Quran, Surah At-Tawbah, verse 60]....

News: LZS & MAIK Collaboration Improve The Standard of Living of Asnaf (Chilli Project)

The Agro-Settlement Village Economic Program, in Kampung Gong Jenarah, Pasir Puteh, Kelantan, Malaysia proved successful in making chilli crops which among the largest in the state. The project executive said the agroeconomic project was a cooperation between the Selangor Zakat Board (LZS) and the Kelantan's Islamic Religious Council (MAIK), showed encouraging production rates from time to time since June 2016.

News: Zakat Helps Former Army Man

The fate of the Malaysian former army man, Azmi Mahmud, 53, received the attention of Baitulmal Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP, Malaysia) and the Malaysian Armed Forces Veteran Affairs Department (JHEVATM). Azmi received zakat health equipment assistance from Baitulmal MAIWP while JHEVATM continued to apply for a monthly allowance of RM300.