SHAFAQNA – (Shia International News Association) – The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered some questions regarding Hajj. According to Shafaqna the questions and answers are as follows:
Question: If I have taken loan from my company where I am working and have still not completed my installments i.e. my loan is still not paid & some balance is to be paid. Is it permissible for me to perform hajj?
Answer: There is not objection to making pilgrimage to Mecca, but due to your debt which has not been paid as yet, your hajj would not be considered Hajjat al-Islam.