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Zakat Fund to distribute 11,000 school bags

By JT - Sep 12,2017 - Last updated at Sep 12,2017

AMMAN — Awqaf directors in various governorates of the Kingdom on Tuesday received 11,000 school bags with an estimated cost of JD92,000, to be distributed to students from underprivileged families who are beneficiaries of the Zakat Fund, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

In a ceremony attended by Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Wael Arabiyat and Secretary General of the Ministry Mahmoud Hadid, Director General of the Zakat Fund and Awqaf directors, the minister pointed out the important role of the Zakat Fund in providing assistance to the underprivileged.

He said that the delivery of the bags coincided with the beginning of the new academic year to help underprivileged parents to secure part of school supplies for their children, Petra added.



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