Zakat al-Fitr set at one dinar 550 millimes (Mufti)
The amount of Zakat al-Fitr for the Hijri Year 1439, corresponding to the year 2018, is set at one dinar 475 millimes, Mufti of the Republic, Othman Batikh announced in a statement Wednesday.
Zakat al-Fitr is an obligatory charity incumbent on every Muslim individual, including the newborn at the end of the month of Ramadan.
This charity is only for people in need and must be given in the morning before the prayer of Eid el-Fitr. It is possible to give the Zakat al-Fitr two or three days before the Eid.