Az-Zakah for a Person who wants to get married

Question :
There is an upright (i.e., religious) young man who wants to get married, and there is no doubt that he needs assistance to complete the matter of marriage. Is it permissible for me to give him from Az-Zakah to help him in the matter of his marriage?

Answer :
It is permissible to pay Az-Zakah to this young man as a means of helping him get married if he cannot afford it. And Allah is the Giver of success.
Ash-Shaykh Ibn Baz

Tags : shadi, mariage, zakat, az zakah

This question is on 131 page in Fatawa Islamiyah book.

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