700 orphans, asnaf get Ramadan goodies

RELIGIOUS Affairs Minister Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri today presented contributions in the form of daily necessities and cash to more than 700 orphans and asnaf (those eligible to receive tithe or zakat) at the Kg Baru Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur today.

He said the assistance, totalling more than RM200,000, was donated by various parties, including corporate bodies, civil society and the public, to ease the burden of the asnaf and orphans, especially during Ramadan.