The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, today received zakat of RM8.36 million from the State Development Corporation PKNS and its subsidiaries.
The zakat was presented at a breaking of the fast with the people at the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque.
PKNS donated RM6.71 million, Worldwide Holdings Bhd RM1.13 million, Selangor Industrial Corporation Sdn Bhd RM165,000, Selaman Sdn Bhd RM118,571, PKNS Holdings Sdn Bhd RM80,000, PKNS Infra Bhd RM70,000, PKNS Engineering and Construction Bhd RM70,000, and De Palma Management Services Sdn Bhd RM21,255.
The Sultan of Selangor handed over zakat assistance worth RM101,200 to 200 poor, 100 Muslim converts and 112 orphans.
The poor and Muslim converts received RM200 each while the orphans were given RM100 each.
About 3,000 people attended the breaking of fast and joined the Sultan in prayers.