Going for Seeking Knowledge while on debts

Question #307:

A person is having debt and he is wishing to go for seeking knowledge. Should he first pay the debt or seek knowledge?

Answer :

If he gets permission from the person who gave the loan for a period of time, then he can go for seeking the knowledge.

Answered by: Shaykh Abu Bilal al-Ḥaḍramī حفظه الله

Translated and Summarized by: ʿAbd an-Nūr al-Hindī