Zakat Fund approves over AED17 million for charity

ABU DHABI: Zakat Fund expenditure has reached AED 17.874 million between the last half of May and the beginning of June, which was utilised to help 247,000 beneficiaries.

Abdullah bin Aqeeda Al Muhairi, Secretary-General of the Zakat Fund and Chairman of the Reimbursement Committee, said that the Committee held three meetings during the period, during which a clear criteria was followed to select underprivileged families and other groups in need, in accordance with the Fund’s applicable regulations and conditions.