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Will the obligations of Hajj be fulfilled if it is sponsored by one’s employer?

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Will the obligations of Hajj be fulfilled if it is sponsored by one’s employer?

Question:

My wife and I are executive members of our company. We have the necessary means to perform our Hajj. However, we were selected by the company’s Hajj sponsorship programme.

Will the obligations of Hajj upon us be fulfilled if we accept this package?

Answer:

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

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

If the company pays for the Hajj expenses, the Hajj would be valid

 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mufti Saeed Ahmed Golaub

Islamic Solutions

Jamaica

This answer was collected from IslamicSolutions.org, which is operated by Mufti Saeed Ahmed Golaub from Jamaica. He’s a student of Mufti Ebrahim Desai (rah) from South Africa.

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