Zakat Fund was established by virtue of the Federal Law No. (4) of 2003 issued by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on November 15, 2003. The Fund reports directly to the UAE Cabinet to which it submits periodical reports relating to its performance, activities and achievement of its objectives. Vision Leadership and excellence in the service of Zakat. Mission Specialisation and excellence in the service of Zakat through spreading awareness thereof, acceptance of the Zakat amounts and development of its resources, and spending it in the channels specified by Shari'a in order to achieve social development in the UAE.