PULAU PINANG, Feb 17 (Bernama) – In its continuous effort to support human capital development in the country, Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank) presented part of its 2017 zakat payment to underprivileged families from Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang.
President/Chief Executive Officer, Norzilah Mohammed gave away the Zakat contribution amounting to RM183,000 to 183 selected recipients which was held in Masjid Jamek Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang. “We are thankful and blessed that we have benefitted from the region’s economic performance and want to share our blessing to help those in need,” said Puan Norzilah Mohammed.
The contribution was a portion of the total of RM1.3 million in zakat by EXIM Bank which will be distributed nationwide around Penang, Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Terengganu and Sarawak for the year 2017.
In addition, RM5,000 cheque was handed over to Tuan Hj Omar Hassan, representative of Masjid Jamek Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang for the mosque’s expenses.