13 RBAF personnel convert to Islam

James Kon

A ceremony to celebrate 13 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel’s conversion to Islam was held at the Surau Al-Faizun, Berakas Garrison on Tuesday.

The converts comprised eight from the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), one from the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and four from the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) .

Commander of the RBAF Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat was the guest of honour.

Service commanders, directors, commandants, senior officers and officers from the RBAF also attended.

The ceremony started with the recitation of Surah Al-Mu’minun by Lance Corporal Muhd Zulilmi bin Haji Julaiha from RBAF Religious Department (JAMA’AT) followed by Dikir Marhaban.

Commander of the RBAF Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat at the ceremony. PHOTO: JAMES KON