Having a party in celebration

Reference: ad-Durar an-Naadhirah fil-Fataaawa al-Mu’aasirah – Page 645
Ibraaheem Aal ash-Shaykh – ad-Da’wah 1576, Ramadhaan 1417AH

Question: Some employees, when they [retire] or get promoted or [even] get a job, they have a party, so what is the ruling regarding that?

Response: There is no harm in having a party on the occasion of a [retirement] or gaining a promotion as this is a permissible act.

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

– from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee’ah in 2004.