PUTRAJAYA, July 23 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Abdul
Razak today presented Felda Group zakat (tithe) payment for the year 2011
amounting to RM30.6 million to 14 state zakat collection centres here today.
The zakat comprised the payment of RM10,000 (as interim payment of tithe for
half-year profit) from Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad, RM15,606,057 from
Felda Holdings Berhad and RM5,000,000 from Felda Investment Cooperative.
The zakat were presented to the centres through Menteris Besar, Chief
Ministers and state Islamic religious councils at the breaking of fast event at
Seri Perdana here.
Present were Prime Minister''s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, as well as
Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and his wife, Puan Sri Norainee
At the event, Najib also cut a ''pulut kuning'' (yellow glutinous rice) to
mark his 59th birthday and presented some Ramadan aid to orphans who were also
invited to the event.