Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Humanities Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Roodehen Branch, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty Humanities Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Share-Ghods Branch, Tehran, Iran


This research is aimed to study duties of political officials in Islamic political system by means of research questions. The method is descriptive and of library and documentary analysis type. Research findings state that the most important duties of political principals in Islamic political culture are: knowledge of political, administrative and governmental standards, avoidance of opinion despotism, selection of honest and talented executives, political recognition of responsibility sphere, visiting people and providing progress reports, respecting clients, avoidance of , political attitude, supporting production and employment, maintenance of Bayt-al-Mal, noticing trading and business and agriculture, noticing people’s livelihood situation, believing in divine sovereignty and its prevalence, prevalence of desired cultures, simple living, justice-orientation and providing safety of officials. Conclusion: the results state that it is essential officials pay attention to mentioned duties of political thought of Islam in Nahj-al-balagha in order to have proper society.


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