Working in conventional banks Hanafi Fiqh > Muftionline.co.za Q: Are we allowed to work in a bank because the bank system is based on sood? A: Refer to http://muftionline.co.za/node/2870 And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source Read these QA to learn more..Is it permissible to eat and drink at the home of friends who are working in conventional banks?Working for software development used by conventional banks.Leasing one’s premises to conventional banks and aiding in sinAsalam u Alaikum! I work in a islamic branch of a conventional bank in Pakistan. I used to work in a interest based bank before and have friends who are still working in interst based banks. 1). Therefore, sometimes if I go meet them either they offer me food or drinks from their income or bank’s petty funds as it is customary in offices, please tell me if it is jahiz or not. OR 2). They invite me in thier marriages OR other functions, I have to eat or drink with them from the food or drinks which are purchased from their own income. please give me your fatwa if it is permitted or not. 3). Since I am working in a Islamic branch of a conventional interest based bank. The working and functionality of our branch is Shariah compliant and approved as such from State bank of pakistan. State bank of pakistan has a Shariah board menned by Shariah Scholars who give license for islamic banking to either full fledged islamic banks OR standalone branches for islamic banking of conventional banks and operations of these branches are separate from conventional banking branches. What I like to know that sometimes I have to attend functions / attend meetings where I have to drink tea or eat food sponsored by conventional interest based banking branches. Since these are official meetings, functions, or calls then it is very very difficult to say NO in such circumstances. Please give your fatwa on this if it is “jahiz or not” and if conditionally Jahiz then conditionalities attached to it.Do we receive interests from conventional banks or dividendsHow do we deal with interest from current accounts in conventional banks in terms of Zakat?