|The participants of the Bengkel Sumbang Saran Pemikiran Hala Tuju Zakat Pulau Pinang.|
|Prof. Syukri deliver his main paper presentation on "Ekonomi Politik Zakat"|
(The Political Economy of Zakat).
By using secondary information and textual analysis, Prof. Syukri proposes six approaches, based on an understanding of the political economy perspective, which can be used as the guidelines in the management and development of zakat 2016-2020. The six approaches are, namely, first, the role of political power. Second, the need for de-centralization and localization of zakat. Third, the importance of professionalism approach. Fourth, the economic construction of commercial economies, strategic economies, and fard al-kifayat economies. Fifth, defining the concept of poverty in Islam, and sixth, the construction of an Islamic society. A Question & Answer session was also held immediately after Prof. Syukri ended his speech.
|Dr. Mohd. Shukri Hanapi presenting his paper during one of the three mini workshops held concurrently.|
|Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zakaria Bahari (left) participating in one of the mini workshops.|