The propagation of the Islamic Syiar or eminence in the country continues to develop with the increase in number of new converts. This afternoon, two separate conversion ceremonies took place in the Tutong District.

A Dusun female officer of the Royal Brunei Land Force, Lieutenant Shazeerah binti Radinkanoro is now known as Nur Shazeerah binti Radinkanoro. In an interview with RTB, NUR Shazeerah expressed her gratefulness for being given the guidance to embrace Islam. Present was Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Also in attendance were Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Umarali bin Esong, member of the Legislative Council and Awang Haji Adnan bin Haji Adam, the Acting Tutong District officer.

Meanwhile, another conversion ceremony was held for an Iban family at the Bukit Beruang National Housing Scheme in Tutong. 60-year-old Rekan Anak Lagat is now known as Muhammad Shah Rezza bin Abdul Aziz, while his 48-year-old wife Melai Anak Salap is known as Nurul Hidayati binti Abdullah after reciting the Syahadah. Also embracing Islam was their 8-year-old son. Present was Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Ramli bin Haji Lahit, member of the Legislative Council who is also the Penghulu of Mukim Telisai.

Source: Radio Television Brunei