Ministry was unable to amend the poor and needy register before distributing zakat in the Islamic Year 1441 due locked down, said by Ministry of Islamic affairs press release. Also it has announced that, to bringing amended to the register involves a long process which needs the help from governmental authorities as well.
Moreover, ministry said that a lot of work has been carried out in order to improve zakat collection system and its activities. Also ministry urged that in these kind of situation, authorities and individuals not to talk about zakat in a way which will lost its trust on people.
After government has brought about an ease in the lockdown, Ministry has started the process of amending poor and needy register. Form submission to carry out from 6th July to 23rd July 2020 from 9:00 am to 13:00 pm in ministry’s lobby area.