PROF. HIKMANY APPOINTED ZANZIBAR AWQAF BOARD CHAIRMAN
PROF. HIKMANY APPOINTED ZANZIBAR AWQAF COMMISSION CHAIRMAN
By Burhani Muhunzi, SUMAIT University
Zanzibar, Chukwani, Nov. 9, (SUN)- The SUMAIT University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Hamed Rashid Hikmany has been appointed Chairman of the Zanzibar Government Commission of Muslim Endowments and Entrusted Properties for three years effective 2017 .
Before his elevation as Chairman, Prof. Hikmany had served in the Commission as board member for three years between 2014 to 2017. He is replacing Prof. Issa Ziddy of The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) whose three year-term has ended this year.
The main functions of the Zanzibar Commission of Endowments and Entrusted Properties is to foresee the administration of the Muslim Endowments, Zakat Collection and Distribution, Inheritance and the Annual Pilgrimage to Mecca (Haj).