FacebookInstagramTwitterContact

 

BORNEO HOUSING AGENCY: Terrace House in Bengkurong (B$190K, Property Chinese Owned) • Industrial Warehouse in Menglait, Gadong for Rent • Shop house in Gadong (Ground Floor) for Rent • Industrial Shops in Bunut for Sale • Land in Jerudong for Sale • Shop house in Kiulap for Sale (44 years lease, approx 5,000.00 per month rental) • Chempaka Terrace House for Rent (3 bedrooms, B$700.00 per month) • Shop house in Kiarong for Sale (B$380.00) • TEL: +6738732975, +6738839007           >>           Fully furnished office space for rent at Regus Brunei. Call +673-886-2879 or go to www.regus.com.bn           >>           Private Company Urgently Need Houses & Flats for Rent in Bandar Seri Begawan, Kindly Contact the ff. nos. for further information: 242-7623/+673 883-9007           >>           Tottenham Title Challenge Still On As Eriksen Strikes In Win At Crystal Palace           >>           Jose Mourinho Courts Alvaro Morata As Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement           >>           Arsenal Get Lucky In Late Win Over Leicester To Stay In Top-Four Chase           >>           Isco Making Case To Start With Another Perfect Performance At Deportivo           >>           Mascherano Nets First Barcelona Goal, Messi Adds Two In Osasuna Thrashing           >>           'PACMAN' Tool Could Help Figure Out Hubble's Observations           >>           Air Force Enlists Hackers To Hunt Bugs In Its Site           >>           Police Will Scan Every Fan's Face At The Champions League Final           >>           Microsoft Wasn't Hammered By Surveillance Requests In 2016           >>           Amazon Echo Look Is A Voice-Controlled Camera For Fashion Tips           >>          

 

SHARE THIS ARTICLE




REACH US


GENERAL INQUIRY

[email protected]

 

ADVERTISING

[email protected]

 

PRESS RELEASE

[email protected]

 

HOTLINE

+673 222-0178 [Office Hour]

+673 223-6740 [Fax]

 



Upcoming Events


DARe (How to Start Business - Food Industries)
April 19th, 2017 | 20:00 PM





Prayer Times


The prayer times for Brunei-Muara and Temburong districts. For Tutong add 1 minute and for Belait add 3 minutes.


Imsak

: 04:40AM

Subuh

: 04:50AM

Syuruk

: 06:10AM

Doha

: 06:33AM

Zohor

: 12:19PM

Asar

: 03:34PM

Maghrib

: 06:26PM

Isyak

: 07:38PM

 



The Business Directory


 

 



National


  Home > National


Automatic Salary Deduction For Mosque Fund From June


 


 April 20th, 2017  |  09:50 AM  |   497 views

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

 

MUSLIM government servants who receive a monthly pay will see a deduction of B$2 from their salary as contribution towards the Mosque Construction Fund, starting June 2017.

The contribution is not mandatory and each individual has the right to choose either not to participate in the scheme or increase the amount. The decision to make the automatic deduction was announced by Dato Seri Setia Haji Abd4 Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Mohd Yusof, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs in a press conference held at Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday.

"According to the circular 10/2017 from Ministry of Religious Affairs dated March 28, 2017, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi

Islamic Religious Council in establishing an automatic monthly deduction of B$2 from each Muslim government servant's salary to be contributed to the Mosque Construction Fund,"

Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to support Brunei he explained.

Government servants, who would not want to participate in the contribution scheme or like to increase their monthly contribution, can do so through the finance division of each ministry or department by filling in a dedicated form, he said, adding that government employees who have already started participating in the fund through salary contribution are encouraged to increase their contribution.

"Non-Muslim government servants are also encouraged to contribute to the Mosque Construction Fund."

The permanent secretary pointed out that if there is no response from government servants regarding their decision to contribute or not to the fund by May 31, 2017, then B$2 will automatically be deducted from their salaries, starting June 2017.

The Mosque Construction Fund was launched on June 4, 2015 and until March 2017, a total of B$4,951,861.40 has been collected. Of this, B$780,608.61 was collected from 5,031government servants through the monthly deduction of salary.

The first project that benefited from the Mosque Construction Fund is the construction of Kampong Tanjung Bunut mosque that cost $3.5 million.

Meanwhile, the collection for the fund is ongoing through various modes such as standing order contributions, permanent instruction to deduct money from bank account, direct walk-in contribution, presentation of contribution to Mosque Affairs Department, contribution through donation boxes at mosques and certain buildings, contribution through SMS, pay cut of officers and staff from government and government-linked companies and contribution through transfer to the Mosque Construction Fund's bank account numbers 00-001-010047148 (Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam) and 002109403102068 (Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei).

 


 

Source:
@BRUDIRECT.COM

by BruDirect.com

 

If you have any stories or news that you would like to share with the global online community, please feel free to share it with us by contacting us directly at [email protected]

 

Related News


Six Villages Protest Alleged Encroachment By Prawn Farm Project In Pitas

 2017-04-27 09:06:01

The Mother Of All Bombs: How Badly Did It Hurt IS In Afghanistan?

 2017-04-27 09:13:31

China's $290 Billion New City Lifts Hope For Better Urbanization

 2017-04-27 09:46:36