Islamic Ministry has announced that they will be accepting Zakat al-Fitr payments virtually in the greater Male’ region this year as a safety measure against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Islamic Ministry states that residents of Male’ City and suburban Hulhumale’ and Vilimale’ can make their Zakat al-Fitr payments via the Dhiraagu Pay website, the NowMV app and SMS, Ooredoo m-Faisaa app and SMS.
Payments can also be made via the Bank of Maldives (BML) website, or the Maldives Islamic Bank (MIB)’s FaisaNet app, or from the counters of the bank’s branches in Male’ and Hulhumale’.
Payments can also be made through the FahiPay app and portal.
Regular rice: MVR 12
Thailand white rice: MVR 52
Basmati rice (standard): MVR 65
Basmati rice (high quality): MVR 89
Basmati rice (highest quality): MVR 125
Red rice: MVR 78
Regular flour: MVR 10
Whole wheat flour: MVR 59
Collection of Zakat al-Fitr in islands outside of greater Male’ region will be managed by local councils.