Discussions on the Book about Zakat and its Role to Eradicate Poverty

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies organized a public forum on 22 December 2016 to present a book authored by Muna Bile Hirsi, a Master’s Degree graduate in Islamic Banking and Finance. During the discussion, the author extensively explained how Zakat can play a significant role in eradicating poverty and healing the poor weak of the society. People specialized in the area from different institutions attended the meeting, including the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, civil society and business organizations, students from Hargeisa School of Economics and College of Islamic Studies of the University of Hargeisa, and the University staff. The participants agreed that Zakat can help the development of the nation if probably managed and utilized it.  
 
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