MUSCAT: Imam Jabir Bin Zayd Waqf Establishment was launched on Monday at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre by Gen Sultan bin Mohammed al Numani, Minister of the Royal Office. The Establishment aims at serving human sciences, subsidise the education establishments and centres as well as helping needy students. It also provides its services to needy patients suffering from serious diseases. In a statement to reporters, Al Numani stressed the importance of Waqf and urged local community organisations and individuals to contribute to the Waqf organisation which will promote social integrity.
On his part, His Eminence Shaikh Ahmed bin Hamad al Khalili, Sultanate’s Grand Mufti and General Supervisor of Imam Jabir Bin Zayd Waqf Establishment, said in a speech that all humans need each other because everyone has his own skills and capabilities, therefore they complement each other. He added that the Islamic Umma needs integration and cooperation for doing good. The event included a video on Imam Jabir Bin Zayd Waqf Establishment, the importance of Waqf and the idea behind its establishment as well as its vision, mission and values. The Establishment seeks to serve the Islamic culture by investing in real estate, industry, commerce, agriculture and other fields according to the tenets of the Islamic Sharia. — ONA