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Can we own a barber shop where we only invest but somene will lookafter that and we get the income from that



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Own barber shop

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There is absolutely no harm in only investing and owning a barber shop; as this business is not amongst the things which are declared haraam in Islam.


If one party only invests and owns the barber shop or any other halaal business, and gets an income from the other party who is entrusted to run the shop; there is absolutely no harm. Such an income will be considered absolutely halaal in the sight of Shariah and Islam.


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