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Building mosques from zakah funds

Question

Is it permissible to build mosques and schools from zakah funds?

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

That is not permissible, because the action mentioned is not included in the eight categories on which zakah may be spent. 

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Source: Majmoo’ Fatawa wa Maqalat Mutanawwi’ah li’l-Shaykh Ibn Baz, vol. 14, p. 297