OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE The Provincial Zakat Council Punjab, in its 129th Meeting, has given approval to the names of Chairman Zakat Committees of 29 districts of the province under section 16(4) of Zakat & Usher amended Ordinance 1997. The nominees have been nominated as Chairman District Zakat Committee for three years and a formal notification has also been issued in this regard. Chief Administrator Zakat and Secretary Zakat & Usher Punjab presided over the meeting. Administrator Zakat Shafqat Pervaiz, Deputy Administrator Zakat Rana Muhammad Sajjad and other members were also present on the occasion. According to the details, Khalifa Abdul Majeed has been nominated as Chairman Zakat Committee for district Lahore. Similarly, Hasan Ali Khan has been nominated for district Kasur, Muhammad Arif Khan Sandhela for Sheikhupura, Javed Mansoor Pannu for Nankana Sahib, Mian Sohail Ahmad for Sialkot, Ch. Farrukh Majeed for Gujrat, Syed Tariq Yaqub Rizvi for Mandi Bahauddin, Basharat Raza Butt for Hafizabad, Ajab Hussain for Rawalpindi, Muhammad Boota Javed for Jhelum, Commander Retd. Abdul Qayyum Khan for Attock, Subedar Muhammad Ikram for Chakwal, Ch. Arshad Mehmood Advocate for Khushab, Hakim Muhammad Ayun Qureshi for Mianwali, Muhammad Ramzan Sial for Bhakkar, Nazir Hussain Bajwa for Faisalabad, Anwarul Haq for Toba Tek Singh, Hafeez ud Din Gadhi for Jhang, Dr. R.M.Yasin for Chiniot, Begum Shamshad Noorullah Khan for Multan, Haji Muhammad Ishaq for Khanewal, Nasim Khan Khichi for Vehari, Malik Shaukat Khan for Lodharan, Sohail Shehzad Khakwani for Bahawalpur, Mian Mumtaz Ahmad Wattoo Advocate for Bahawalnagar, Mian Khalid Shaheen for Rahim Yar Khan, Malik Muhammad Saeed Jar for DG Khan, Malin Niaz Ahmad Panwar for Muzaffargarh while Malik Abdul Shakoor for Layyah has been nominated as Chairman District Zakat Committee . The meeting was told that the names of Chairman District Zakat Committee of remaining districts are under consideration and final approval of provincial Zakat Council will be obtained after final decision in this regard.