Ministry warns against collecting donations for flood-damaged mosques

December 4, 2009

The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowment, and Guidance has warned against collecting donations for flood-damaged mosques in Jeddah, including from licensed charitable societies, unless instructed by the Makkah Governorate, Saudi Gazette reported today.

The ministry said that it has deployed teams to assess the damage incurred by 30 mosques in Jeddah’s flood-hit districts and that it will finance the repairs, the daily reported.