This year's Ramadan is very meaningful for a Filipino woman. The purity and beauty of Islam has made Maria Deleon to embrace Islam as her new religion.

Present to witness the ceremony was Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Awang Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang, Deputy Permanent Secretary (for Policy and Religion) at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. 68-year-old Maria Deleon, recited the Syahadah in the presence of officers from the Islamic Da'wah Centre. 200 people have embraced Islam in the country from January until May this year.

Source: Radio Television Brunei