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Dubai: more than 3,800 residents and visitors accepted Islam in 2021 – News

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This is a 17% increase from 2020



Published: Thu 20 Jan 2022, 13:13

More than 3,800 residents and visitors to Dubai accepted Islam last year, the Mohammed bin Rashid Islamic Cultural Center has announced. This is an increase of 17% compared to 2020, according to the annual report published by the center.

The center said it provides aftercare and care services to new Muslims, including the “post-conversion phase”. The services of the center include religious, social, cultural, family and procedural aspects, such as issuing certificates – conversion to Islam; “To whom it may concern” documents for children of new Muslims; requests for material care in cooperation with the Zakat Fund in Abu Dhabi; or facilitate marriage procedures in cooperation with the courts of Dubai.

Hind Muhammad Lootah, director of the center, said new Muslims accept the faith of their own free will.

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Hana Al Jallaf, head of the New Muslims Welfare Section, said caring for new Muslims and educating them to show tolerance of Islam are some of her most important tasks.