Over Rs5b approved for proposed Zakat budget

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Chairman Punjab Zakat and Ushr Council Malik Wasif Mazhar chaired the 25th meeting of the Punjab Zakat and Usher Council today.

In the meeting, an estimate of 05 billion 80 crore rupees was approved for the proposed Zakat budget for the year 2022-23. The council has allocated 03 billion 19 crore rupees in the form of a living allowance; a living allowance for blind people worth 20 crores 30 lakh rupees and a living allowance of 12 lakh rupees for leprosy patients have been proposed.

23 crore 20 lakh rupees for free treatment of indigent persons in provincial, district and tehsil level hospitals.