A Chinese woman and four of her children embraced Islam as their new way of life. The conversion ceremony was conducted by the Tutong Da'wah Department at Kampung Keriam in the Tutong District.
The guest of honour was Haji Harun bin Haji Junid, the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The event began with a recital of the al-fatihah followed by the conversion ceremony.
Yong Siow Mee, recited the dua with the guidance of the converting officer and later chose her new Muslim name as Nur Ameerah Raziqin binti Abdullah Yong, while four of her children Nurhafizah binti Bakar, Nurshahnizam bin Bakar, Nurhalizam bin Bakar and Nurazlizam bin Bakar also recited the dua and chose their own Muslim names.
The event also saw the performance of a Dikir Marhaban by the PESATU Association members followed by the sprinkling of scented flowers on the new converts led by the guest of honour. The doa selamat was read by Imam Haji Abd Aziz bin Badul. Also in attendance were officers and staff of the Islamic Da'wah Centre and residents of the village.
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