The Islamic syiar continues to propagate in the country with the increasing numbers of people embracing Islam. Yesterday a Dusun family at Kampong Bukit in Tutong chose Islam as their new belief.

With the recitation of the Islamic Oath, 64 year old Awang Labat Bin Jalak is now known as Muhammad Labat Bin Jalak while his wife, Dayang Banang Binti Barok, aged 45 is now known as Siti Sihhah Binti Othman. Meanwhile, two of children as well as a grandchild chose their respective muslim names. Among those present were Yang Berhormat Haji Ramli Bin Haji Lahit, member of the Legislative Council as the Penghulu of Mukim Telisai, Awang Shamsul Bahrin Bin Haji Mohd Hussain, Tutong District Officer and Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi Bin Bol Hassan, Deputy Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Force.