RNA – Speaking on the “Zolal-e Ma’refat” program on Khuzestan’s provincial IRIB television station on May 23rd, Ayatollah Abbas Ka’bi, a member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom, stated that Ramadhan is a month of blessing and movement, assistance, serving the people, authority, development and the restoration of the authority of the Islamic and added, “All Islamic teachings emphasize the creation of the necessary grounds for the growth of production and employment and the provision of more wealth.”
The representative of the people of Khuzestan province in Assembly of Experts of the Leadership added that gaining wealth is not against Islamic values, “Gaining wealth with a production-oriented approach is a sacred value, and since work in Islam is worship, man’s status and dignity depend on independent, productive and hard work.”
Ayatollah Ka’bi said, “The self-sufficiency and needlessness of a believer in working is superior to the worship of the devotees and he who helps others with his hand is more pious and closer to God.”
He pointed out that work is a part of faith and serving the people of God isn’t only restricted to helping the poor, added, “Creating jobs and employment, the prosperity of production and the leap of production is service to the people of God. Zakat is a position and station to meet the demands of the people. Meeting the needs of the people means providing the grounds for progress and the living standards of the people.”
Ayatollah Ka’bi pointed out that creating jobs and solving the housing issues of the youth, resolving family disputes and laying the groundwork for starting a family based on Islamic teachings and Islamic law are among the best services to God’s people.
Rasa News Agency