RBLF dental officer embraces Islam

A Dental Officer from Dental Services of the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) Captain Dr Syazirah binti Kuan embraced the Islamic faith during a conversion ceremony at her family member’s residence in Jalan Selayun Jerudong, Kampong Sengkurong ‘B’.

Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud was the guest of honour.

RBAF Services Commanders, Brunei-Muara District Officer, Director of the Islamic Da’wah Centre (PDI), officers from the RBAF and the Islamic Da’wah Centre, as well as family members were present.

The ceremony began with the recitation of verses of Al-Quran and the recitation of Syahadah (declaration of faith) by Captain Dr Syazirah led by an officer from the PDI.

It was followed by Dikir Marhaban, the sprinkling of bunga rampai and gift presentation.

Captain Dr Syazirah is the first RBAF personnel to convert to Islam this year and the 127th since 2006.

Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud presents a gift to Captain Dr Syazirah binti Kuan; and Captain Dr Syazirah recites the Syahadah. PHOTOS: RBAF