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Last updated: 27th September 2006
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salaam mualaikum.

i have one question that has been kind of bothering me! i am currently working for IBM in the UK, and am working on a client of thiers who are the MoD (ministry of Defence). i am not directly wrking for MoD, but our company (ibm) deal with the 'whereabout' of their aircraft using computers and databases, again having no direct links, just computer based projects on where these aircrafts are , are they on hold, need fixiing etc! i normally just deal on the helpdesk where i attend to any problems the ' normal computer users' may have. like a tech support and i do not directly work with the army people!

all i wanted to know was if this would be a halaal job for me to work in and earn from?.

thank you for your help

make dua inshallah for us all
(****please can you mail me back with the answer jazakallah)

wasalaam



Bismillah



Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah's guidance)





As described above, the work in it self is permissible and the earnings from it is also permissible, as you are not directly linked to the sin. However, as a precaution it is best to avoid working for the company.





And Only Allah Ta'ala Knows Best.


Mufti
Answer last updated on:
25th December 2012
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