Speaking casually with non-mahrams

Q: Is a man allowed to make business with non mahrams if they are his cousins and friends with whom he laughs and is forced to speak beyond business to keep good relations.

Bismillaah

A: He should totally avoid this.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)