Since January up until July this year, 247 people from the 4 districts have embraced Islam. This morning, two Iban families have chosen Islam as their new way of life in a conversion ceremony at a house in Kampung Bengkurong.
Present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, the Minister of Religious Affairs. The conversion ceremony was conducted by officers from the Islamic Da'wah Centre. 42-year-old Awang Adin Anak Bantan, is now known as Awang Mohammad Aidin bin Abdullah Bantan, while his wife and 5 children also chose their own Muslim names.
Meanwhile, 47-year-old Awang Sa'ato Anak Kana, is now known as Awang Muhammad Aiman Shah bin Abdullah Kana after reciting the Syahadah along with his wife and 2 children. Also present were Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd. Daud, the Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs and Awang Roslan bin Haji Taja'ah, the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Source: Radio Television Brunei