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Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (right) receiving a cheque replica from the National Fishermen’s Association (Nekmat) chairman (second from right) amounting RM1.11 million at the Business Tithe Handover for the Year 2019 Ceremony to the Selangor Zakat Board (LZS) at Istana Bukit Kayangan on December 22, 2020. Picture by BERNAMA

Selangor Sultan receives RM9.8 mln in business tithe

SHAH ALAM, Dec 22 — The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah today received RM9.8 million in business tithe from five companies on behalf of the Selangor Zakat Board (LZS) at a ceremony held at Istana Bukit Kayangan here.

Gas Malaysia Bhd (Gas Malaysia) paid business tithe amounting to RM3.5 million;  Sirim Bhd (Sirim) (RM2.28 million); Jakel Trading Sdn Bhd (Jakel) (RM1.25 million); QSR Brands (M) Holdings Berhad (RM1.7 million) and the National Fishermen’s Association (Nekmat) (RM1.11 million).

The mock cheques were presented by Gas Malaysia group chief executive officer Ahmad Hashimi Abdul Manap; SIRIM chairman Tan Sri Dr Ahmad Tajuddin Ali; Jakel Trading Sdn Bhd (Jakel) managing director Datuk Mohamed Faroz Mohamed; QSR Brands chief financial office Razak Nordin and Nekmat chairman Abdul Hamid Bahari.

The business tithes from Gas Malaysia and Jakel were for the 2020 financial year while the tithe payment from Sirim, QSR Brands and Nekmat was for the 2019 financial year.

Also present were LZS chairman Tan Sri Syed Anwar Syed Putra Jamalullail.


— Bernama

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