Saudi businessman uses Snapchat to announce he’s given Dhs58 billion to charity

Using Snapchat, Saudi businessman Sheikh Suleiman al-Rajhi conducted an interview, revealing that he has donated a whopping Dhs59 billion throughout his lifetime.

That makes for one of the largest endowments made in the Islamic world.

Rajhi has given away two-thirds of his entire wealth in the form of waqf, an Islamic endowment which refers to the donation of valuable goods with no intention of reclaiming them back.

Watch the full interview here (Arabic):

As the founder of Al-Rajhi bank, the largest Islamic bank in the world and one of the largest companies in Saudi Arabia, the Rajhi family are the wealthiest non-royals in the country.

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