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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 01/07/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Event organised by dar al ber society was attended by 380 new muslims from different countrie

Ten uae residents — mostly from asia and africa — converted to islam at the third new muslim forum organised recently by the islamic information centre. the event which was held at the new headquarters of the dar al ber society (dabs) on the shaikh zayed road was attended by 380 new muslims from different countries.The event saw the participation of a large number of foreign communities and families interested in knowing more about islam and its teachings.Rashid aljunaibi director of the centre on sunday said the forum is aimed to enlighten people particularly new muslims about the tolerant instructions of islam and impart the necessary knowledge to them. “we want converts to know about almighty allah love obey and fear him and cooperate with others for doing good deeds through a variety of lectures and edutainment programmes.”Official statistics released recently show that dubai saw 1050 new muslims from asian african arab european and latin american backgrounds at the islamic information centre. “while hundreds of people visit the centre on a daily basis 205 of them embraced islam in january 2014 as compared to 238 in february 237 in march 254 in april and 115 in may this year.”Aljunaibi said the forum shed light on diverse issues including the characteristics of the righteous the beauty of shahada how to become a muslim and how to be patient in times of hardships.Aljunaibi said his centre hosted over 15 teachers from different nationalities. “they all present the teachings of islam in an easy simplified interesting and persuasive way.”The centre also gives its guests and visitors a chance to learn about the stories on new muslims answer their queries and provide them with books cassettes cds brochures pamphlets and copies of the holy quran in several languages.Aljunaibi said the islamic information centre issues conversion certificates accredited by the department of islamic affairs and charitable activities in dubai and the dubai courts.“all new converts willingly approached the centre to learn about islam and convert to it as no one is forced to become a muslim” he affirmed noting that his centre teaches new muslims the five pillars of islam and organises haj and umrah trips for them.The centre in a bid to spread the message of islam distributed over 110300 books and brochures apart from 1383 introductory lectures on islam its pillars and tolerant teachings.Ahmedshaaban?khaleejtimes.com


 


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