Dr Sheikh Ali Gomaa

Dr Sheikh Ali Gomaa is the former Grand Mufti of the Arab Republic of Egypt and professor of Islamic jurisprudence at Al-Azhar University. He is currently a member of Al-Azhar’s senior scholars council.8 In his fatwa, Sheikh Ali states it is permissible according to Islamic law for non-Muslims to distribute Zakat to its eligible recipients. They are not themselves considered as eligible to receive Zakat under the category of Zakat workers that is mentioned in Quran 9:60, so their wages and other operational costs must come from outside the Zakat funds.

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