QA on Islamic Banking (Answers by Dr. Manzur-e-Ilahi)

Question No. 1 : Is it permissible and likable for a Muslim to do day to day banking with a bank like IBBL OR is it the same as banking with any other interest based conventional bank? Answer : Alhamdulillah. Wassalatu wassalamu ala rasulillah. Islamic banks like IBBL in Bangladesh which really operate according to Islamic sharee’ah, and do not deal with riba which is haraam, and do not take what is called interest in return, and they do not engage in transactions which are not acceptable in sharee’ah, undoubtedly transaction with them is halaal and dealing with…continue reading →


Question:icdbd-QA/0027 As salaamu alaikum. What exactly should we muslims do and say when we hear that a muslim  /muslimah has left this world, besides saying “inna lillalhi wa inna ilaihi rajeun”? In what ways/words can we console the parents or  husband or wife or children of the deceased? Ma'assalaamah Answer: [By Dr. Manzur-e-Ilahi] Wa 'Alaikumussalaam, Praise be to Allah. You can also say GafarAllahu and Rahimahullah OR GafarAllaha and Rahimahallah upon hearing the news, depending on whether the deceased is a male OR female. Also please see the following excerpt from Islam Q-A:…continue reading →

NOTICE:ICD/2012/002: Annual General Meeting

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ Dear Brothers and Sisters in Islam, السلام عليكم ورحمة الله و بركاته The subscribing members of the Institute for Community Development (ICD) are hereby informed that, the Annual General Meeting of ICD will, insha'Allah, be held on the 4th of May, 2012 @ ICD premises at 10:00 hours. All the members of the Executive Committee as well as the general members are hereby invited to join in. A notice for this event could be found displayed on the "notice board" of ICD. مَعَ السَّلاَمَة Muhammad Enamul Haque Chairman, Institute for Community Development 14/8…continue reading →