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Feeding the deceased’s family before burial

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Q. My father passed away and his family and friends travelled from across the country to attend his funeral. Before the funeral, there was confusion regarding feeding his family and friends attending the funeral. Some people were saying that we cannot feed family and friends at that time. Kindly advise? A. There is no prohibition… read more »

Does one have to nominate ones beneficiaries to ones provident fund according to the Islamic Laws of Inheritance? 

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Q. As salaam alikum I require assistance on how to distribute my provident fund to my beneficiaries. What percentage goes to each one?The provident fund is compulsory and is shariah compliant. 50/50 and admin cost paid by the company. Jazakallah. A. In the case of compulsory provident funds, you are not obligated to distribute or… read more »