The Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) will investigate allegations that three Muslim single mothers had to seek financial assistance from the church after their aid application was rejected by the zakat or related agencies.
Its minister Datuk Seri Zulkifli Mohamad said he would definitely have offered assistance to the individuals had he known about the matter.
On Thursday (Apr 29), a news portal reported that three single mothers had been seeking help from the church over the past few years after the zakat institutions and related agencies rejected their aid application.
On the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) related to Haj and Umrah, Zulkifli said Saudi Arabia has yet to decide whether the annual pilgrimage would be allowed for this year.
“Let us all pray to Allah for this pandemic to be over,” he said.