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    Iban teen embraces Islam

    Lyna Mohamad

    Some 400 people embraced Islam between January and November this year, of which 155 were recorded in the Tutong District, making the district with the highest number of converts.

    Yesterday saw another conversion in the district when an Iban teenager embraced the Islamic faith in a ceremony at Bukit Beruang National Housing Scheme, Tutong.

    Seventeen-year-old Andreas Christino Anak Gawing now known as Muhammad Adam Rizqi bin Abdul Rahim, officially embraced Islam in a ceremony witnessed by Acting Tutong District Officer Mohammad Sofian bin Haji Basri. The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah by religious officers from the Dakwah Development Section, Tutong Dakwah Unit at the Islamic Dakwah Centre, followed by a recitation of Syahadah by the new convert. The ceremony was further enlivened with a Dikir Marhaban.

    ABOVE & BELOW: Muhammad Adam Rizqi bin Abdul Rahim recites the Syahadah; and receive a souvernir. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD

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