Thirteen new Female Muslim converts in the Belait District completed a basic guidance course during a closing ceremony for the 198th Muallaf Basic Guidance Course Scheme on Wednesday.
Khadijah A’ishah Michelli binti Abdullah Merdan, on behalf of the 198th cohort in the Belait District, expressed gratitude to the teaching staff and officers for the guidance.
“During the past 14 days, we learnt more about the various aspects of the Islamic faith while also establishing a closer relationship with one another.”
The participants performed a Dikir and Selawat followed by the presentation of certificates.
Aaira Rosita binti Abdullah Andrew Sungkoi was placed first in the course, while Nur Aina Marissa binti Abdullah Momin and Najibah binti Kunchil were second and third. They received a special plaques and gifts.
The ceremony, held at the hall of the Belait District Dakwah Unit, was attended by the Religious Development Officer (i-Ready) Juliana @ Siti Shatirah binti Haji Jailani as the guest of honour and was welcomed by Acting Head of Belait District Dakwah Unit Muhammad Nur Aisamuddin bin Muhammad Hanafi.
The Islamiah Da’wah Centre hopes that the basic guidance course will help the participants and prepare them to join in the Advance Guidance Course I and II, and other religious programmes.