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Iban woman embraces Islam

Daniel Lim

A local Iban woman embraced the Islamic faith in a conversion ceremony at a private residence in Kampong Sungai Lalit yesterday.

Assistant Director of the Islamic Da’wah Centre (PDI) Abdul Aziz bin Haji Abdul Kahar attended as guest of honour.

Head of the Belait District Dakwah Unit Zikrinaidah binti Mat Dikir, Senior Survey Technician at the Belait District Survey Department Zefini bin Nawi, as well as officers and staff from the PDI were also present.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, followed by a recitation of Syahadah by Suli anak Nuing, 61, in embracing the Islamic faith. She now takes on the new name, Noor Sa’diyah binti Abdullah Nuing.

The guest of honour presented her with a gift at the end of the ceremony.

With the latest conversion ceremony, the Belait District Dakwah Unit recorded 26 individuals having embraced the Islamic faith since the start of the year.

Assistant Director of the Islamic Da’wah Centre Abdul Aziz bin Haji Abdul Kahar presents a gift to Noor Sa’diyah binti Abdullah Nuing. PHOTO: THE BELAIT DISTRICT DAKWAH UNIT
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