International Zakat Organization

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The International Zakat Organization (IZO) is a body of the Organization of Islamic Conferences (OIC), established on April 4, 2007 by the Government of Malaysia .

The objectives of the establishment of the International Zakat Organization (IZO) are as follows:

• To elevate and dignify Zakat, the third pillar of Islam, as the “Pencetus” economy development and increasing awareness among the Zakat administration system globally.

• To encourage international cooperation in eradicating poverty through programs relating to human resources development, economy, religious awareness, health and other pertaining to social and community programs.

• To gather and maximize Islam expertise’s specialization from various disciplines towards the progress of Muslims socio-economy.

• To explore investment opportunities for superfluous Zakat and other financial resources to elevate and strengthen Muslims financial resources.

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