Is it permissible to work

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I am working in Saudi Arabia in Finance Department. My company is in construction process and currently we have two source of cash inflows 1. Shares Capital 2. Interest/Profit on this Shares Capital, which is placed in banks in Murahaba (so called). My responsibilities include beside other to check calculation of this profit/Interest and also keep all memorandum record and accounting entries, but I am not sole decision maker.

Is it permissible to work in this environment? Please keep in mind that both funds (Shares Capital Profit) are being used to disburse the construction cost employees related expenses.

I beliieve that I can easily get some other reasonable job in my native country i.e. Pakistan not in Saudi Arabia.





Muhtaram / Muhtaramah


In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.


According to our understanding of your query, your function is to keep records of the funds. If our understanding of your query is correct, then your employment is permissible.


And Allah knows best


Darul Iftaa, Madrassah In’aamiyyah

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