The number of new converts in the country continues to grow. In the Brunei Muara district, 12 people have embraced Islam since January this year. Yesterday afternoon, an Iban man embraced Islam in a conversion ceremony held at the Police Headquarters in Gadong.
Lery Ardeka Anak Muda is now known as Muhammad Hadi Irsyad bin Muda. 23-year-old Awang Muhammad Hadi Irsyad recited the Syahadah in the presence of officers from the Islamic Dakwah Centre. Present was Awang Haji Khairul Alimin bin Haji Idris, Commander of the Police Reserve Force and Haji Abdul Rajid bin Haji Mohd Salleh, Acting Director of the Islamic Dakwah Centre.
Meanwhile, another conversion ceremony for a Filipino woman was held last night at Kampung Perpindahan Lambak Kanan. 21-year-old Julie Ann Aspiras Caluza, is now known as Dayang Nur Aaisha Sofia Jia Binti Abdullah Caluza. The conversion ceremony was conducted by officers from the Islamic Dakwah Centre. Present was Awang Abdul Aziz Bin Haji Abdul Kahar, the Acting Assistant Director of the Islamic Dakwah Centre.
Source: Radio Television Brunei