Once he went to give a lecture to the National Guard where senior officers were waiting to welcome him to the masjid.
The Shaykh used to give a ride to whomever from amongst the students he would come across [on his way] to the [Islaamic] University [of Madeenah] or to the centre of town.
“O brothers! By Allaah I hope to become a millionaire so I can [help] relieve the thousands [of people] like this woman from the shackles of ribaa.”
One of the brothers, his name being ‘Abdus-Samad, once asked the Shaykh during his lesson in tafseer…
‘The Shaykh met with Shaykh ‘Abdus-Samad Sharafuddeen, the well-known researcher, and one of the major scholars of India, and they formed between themselves a knowledge-based correspondence.