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Brunei: Rise in number of Islamic converts at 388 in 2018

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A total of 388 individuals embraced Islam from January to December 2018, which shows an increase in the number of new converts compared to last year’s total of 359.

According to statistics, the Brunei – “Muara District” holds the highest number of new Muslim converts with 195, followed by the “Tutong District” with 99, the “Belait District” with 72 and the “Temburong District” with 22.

Out of the total number of people who converted to Islam from January to November 2017, 243 were locals, while the remaining 116 were foreign citizens.


 

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