Zakat revenues grow at 7% rate, official says

Riyadh, Rabi’I 20, 1437, December 31, 2015, SPA — Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Mifleh, Director General of Zakat (alms) and Income Department, an affiliate of the Ministry of Finance, reported today that his department’s revenues have grown by 7% to SR 30 billion over the last fiscal year 1436 H. compared with the previous year.
In a statement, he said the department’s new electronic site, expected to be launched in the first quarter of this year, will help subscribers to tackle their transactions with Zakat on line, a step seen to expedite and scrutinize the levying of money into the department’s treasury.
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