Developing software for a restaurant

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Q: I am a freelance software developer that develops software. Currently I got an invitation to make a software for a restaurant that sells burgers, Chinese food, etc. Burger may be of pork meat. Please guide whether it is permissible to create software for the restaurant or not.


A: If in your operation there is nothing visibly haraam then it is permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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