Few Belgian mosques publish their financial accountsFriday, 26 October 2018 14:10
Sudpresse has noted that the file for the Great Mosque of Brussels (Grand Mosque) does not include any accounts filed with the Brussels Commercial Court Registry.
Sudpresse went on to check the status of other mosques in Wallonia and Brussels, using the list of mosques acknowledged by the Muslim Executive of Belgium, and the registry numbers filed with the National Bank of Belgium.
Of the twenty or so Brussels mosques and religious organizations, 13 have accounts records. The others have produced none, in particular the mosques Al Moutaquine, Attadamoun and Badr de Molenbeek. In respect of the 13 “model pupils”, in many cases, they have no annual accounts on public record.
The federal deputy, Georges Dallemagne, of the Christian Democratic French-speaking Humanist Democratic Centre, told the daily publications, “It is really highly complicated to determine financial flows and the actual activities of these organizations.” He went on, “Transparency is a problem in this regard.”
The Brussels Times
The first 'Trans*March', an alternative Pride for and by transgender people, will take place on 4 May in Brussels.
Global travel site Big 7 Travel has put together a list of 50 most Instagrammable places in Europe of 2019, and…
N-VA’s bill to ban the sale of tobacco to all minors was passed unanimously by the House on Thursday —…
Belgium’s bobsleigh and skeleton federation has selected nine athletes for the national male and female bobsleigh teams on Wednesday, following…
Ecolo launched the idea of tax credits for the lowest wages.