Principles of good governance in the “Charter of Malik al-Ashtar” (Comparative Analysis of Good Governance Indicators of the World Bank and the Mundane Aspects of Alavi Governance in the Charter of Malik al-Ashtar)

Mohammad Hossein Jamshidi, Maryam Safari


Good governance is a program for development through better managing of society based on law, consensus, participation, effectiveness and the fight against corruption that today, after many years of scientists and researchers' efforts has been raised in global field by international organizations which are responsible for development. However, in rich Islamic culture this not only believed in the material of the modern age it is also considered in the spiritual dimension. The typical example is the letter of Ali ibn Abi Talib (Amir momenan (AS)) to Malik al-Ashtar in terms of the basic principles of Islamic governance that could be an example to realize the supreme ruling. Accordingly, this paper will study the principles outlined by the world bank for good governance in Malik al-Ashtar convention to show the aspects of material development governance have been considered by Imam Ali (AS). So  we will study in this paper via descriptive-analytic approach based on data and documents ,we will find that the basic principles of government considered in Malik al-Ashtar convention in addition to being the supreme human goals to ensure high component raises, it includes all components of good governance is needed.


Amir Momenan (Imam Ali (AS)) - Government- Good Governance- Malik al-Ashtar' Charter -Mundane Aspects of Development.

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