Indonesia is a Hosts World for Zakat Forum Meeting

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, November 27 2017 - 15:00 IWST

Indonesia Tuan Rumah Pertemuan Forum Zakat Dunia
Indonesia Tuan Rumah Pertemuan Forum Zakat Dunia

INDUSTRY.co.id - Surabaya - Indonesia again hosted a World Zakat Forum (WZF) meeting, which was attended by domestic and foreign zakat managers on Saturday (11/11/2017) in Surabaya.

A total of 28 delegations of zakat management organizations from five countries, namely Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Uganda, Bangladesh and Nigeria gathered to discuss a number of important issues in international zakat management.

Secretary General of WZF, Prof. Dr. Bambang Sudibyo, MBA; CA said, one of the discussion materials is a technical document Good Amil Governance as a step to realize Zakat Core Principle.

This document will become a standard for international zakat management and a reference for all zakat management organizations.

"Zakat management around the world soon has a standard standard, because Good Amil Governance is ready to be launched in 2018," he said.

Good Amil Governance will make the management of zakat become more professional, so its benefit for mustahik is getting bigger.

In addition, the better management of zakat will also make muzaki increasingly entrust zakat funds to the management organization.

WZF currently also processes technical documents on zakat risk management. Hopefully, the document can also be inaugurated next year.

The meeting will also discuss WZF's strategic program in 2018 such as the addition of the number of member organizations as well as plans for cooperation with the United Nations and multilateral institutions.
 

Internal strengthening of the organization was also discussed in this meeting, mainly on strategies for strengthening cooperation among WZF member countries.

Currently WZF comprises zakat institutions from 21 countries, namely: Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Kingdom, Egypt, Morocco , Uganda, Sudan, Nigeria, South Africa, and the United States. (Nin)

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