164 expats convert to Islam every day

164 expats convert to Islam every day
Updated 20 July 2016

164 expats convert to Islam every day

164 expats convert to Islam every day

RIYADH: The number of foreigners working in Saudi Arabia, who converted to Islam over the past year, stood at 46,000 males and females, at the rate of 164 per day. Males accounted for 65 percent of the total.
Riyadh had the highest number of new Muslims 25,642 (56 percent). The Eastern Province with 8,424 new Muslims came second, followed by Makkah with 7,495 converts. Hail had 892 new Muslims during the same period. With 13, Jazan recorded the least number.
The data came from the Organization of Islamic Call, Guidance and Foreign Communities, which has 45 centers across the Kingdom.