Q: If a non-Muslim says Assalam u alAikum, how should we answer?
A: Do not reply to his salaam in the manner one replies to a Muslim. However you may reply by saying Wa Alayka.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)