By: Noor Eszereen Juferi
Foto: Noor Azreen Awang
SERDANG, 1 June – His Royal Chancellor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, consented to giving away Hari Raya donations to 43 orphans, the poor and converts who are students of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) here.
The Royal Chancellor, who is also Selangor Sultan, gave away the donations during a breaking of fast and Terawih Prayer with some 1,000 UPM residents and the community at UPM Mosque.
Also held was a handing over of UPM Mosque wakaf contributions by UPM Wakaf, Zakat and Endowment Management Centre (WAZAN) Director, Dr. Rosli Othman, totaling RM1,104,663.40.
The event also saw the handing over of donations by university staff and members of the public towards UPM Knowledge Wakaf fund.
Financial aid were also received from UPM Registrar Office which was represented by Dato’ Wan Azman Wan Omar, RM237,592.82, and other representatives – UPM Secretary Zulkiflee Othman, RM451,627.52 and Director of Pusat Islam Universiti, Mat Razi Abdullah, totaling RM407,371.70.
The knowledge wakaf is meant to facilitate UPM residents and alumni as well as the public in giving away donations based on a wakaf concept to help in the sponsorship of academic activities, research and knowledge development at UPM.
Meanwhile, Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali handed over UPM Holdings business tithe for the year 2016, totaling RM157,600. - UPM
Updated:: 02/06/2017 [hairul_nizam]
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