PUTRAJAYA – Tabung Haji (TH) today handed over RM5.63 million in business tithes to the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council Tithe Collection Centre (PPZ-MAIWP).
TH group managing director and chief executive officer Tan Sri Ismee Ismail handed over the cheque for the tithe to PPZ-MAIWP chairman Datuk Che Mat Ali.
The tithe-presentation ceremony, which was witnessed by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom, was held at his office here.
TH in a statement said tithes payment in Federal Territories had increased 11.6 per cent or RM584,480 compared to RM5.04 million in 2013.
Meanwhile, the total amount of TH business tithe for the 2014 financial year to be paid to the tithe collection centres nationwide amounted to RM49.87 million.
TH also distributed the tithes directly to the groups categorised as eligible for aid from tithe all over the country through its corporate responsibility programmes. – BERNAMA