Using Zakaat monies for the building and upkeep of the masjid

Q: Is it permissible to use zakaat monies for the building and upkeep of the masjid?

A: It is impermissible to use zakaat monies for the building and upkeep of the masjid.

و يشترط أن يكون الصرف تمليكاً لا إباحةً كما مرّ لا يصرف إلى بناء نحو مسجد (الدر المجتار مع رد المحتار 2/344)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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