Punjab releases Rs708m Zakat
LAHORE: The Punjab government has released Zakat for deserving people with additional amount of Rs 4,000 each to protect people from financial crisis due to coronavirus.
According to the Zakat and Ushr department, an amount of Rs13,000 will be given to each of the deserving person in the province.
An amount of Rs 708 million for 170,000 deserving persons had been released so far in the first phase.
A list of financially affected people due to coronavirus was being prepared for the second phase of Zakat distribution.
In the second phase, Zakat will be distributed through online mobile app, said the provincial finance ministry sources. – APP