U.S. Pilot and Entrepreneur Richard Patterson converted to Islam

Just stayed one month in Saudi Arabia, where he was treated well in an atmosphere of religion, an American businessman who is also a pilot, Richard Patterson, converted to Islam.

Richard, who is now named Abdulaziz, has a company that provides services to help critical care and has a wealth of $ 50 million, and two private planes and two helicopters, which are used for special medical flight.

Richard arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in fulfilling a contract with the Saudi Arabian Red Crescent Societies, to train students in providing emergency relief in the air.

During his stay in Saudi Arabia three people from the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da’wah and Guidance invites Richard out for dinner. All three Saudis are also members working in the project “Guide Me to Islam” (Lead I Towards Islam), talking with Richard about Islam and the essence of true Islam.

“I came to Saudi Arabia for the affairs of commercial transactions. I was so happy to make the best decisions of my life to God, to declare myself to Islam,” said Richard aka Abdulaziz, during the ceremony of conversion to Islam.

He praised the Saudi clothing and described it as comfortable and beautiful clothes.

When Abdulaziz in his country (America), he always used to hearing negative things about Islam through media channels, which aims menjelekan image of Islam.

“Just read about Islam is not enough to understand Islam. Meeting with these people represent and reflect the true spirit,” said Abdulaziz.

He considers himself lucky to find Islam through Muslim friends who accompanied him and discovered in Arabia that Islam is the religion of truth and tolerance.

“Muslims and Saudis kind, humble and open to others,” said Abdulaziz, adding that he felt they were like his own family, and never felt diasingi or mistreatment of them.

For Abdulaziz, the most interesting part of Saudi society is that they are a religious people, who help others to know the religion as part of their everyday lives.

“I wish I could bring all my friends to Saudi Arabia so he could experience what I find and change their view of Islam,” he said again.

Abdulaziz called on fellow Muslims so that employers can invite other foreign businessmen who converted to Islam.

Abdulaziz criticized the attitude of Muslim businessmen who are not serious business associates invite their foreign, to enter the noble religion of Islam. “We can provide books about Islam to the delegates during the business meeting to help clarify the true image of Islam today to someone else,” said Abdulaziz.

A teacher who became translators Abdulaziz, Esam Abdul Razzaq said that celebrities and key figures play a bigger role in their communities to show a certain image.

“Successful people have credibility among members of their community, because they are considered important. Therefore, when they choose to embrace Islam, would trigger the curiosity of others, who want to know more about this religion,” said Abdul Razzaq more. (Arn)

Finding peace of mind and contentment After Revert to Islam Mrs. Fox Giant British Craft

Finding peace of mind and contentment make me to know Islam, and because of this I started to read books these days of Islam and Alhamdulillah I am a Muslim, said Ms. Khadijah, a British Muslim convert formerly known as Giant Fox Craft a confidante reveals the interview with a correspondent for an Indian daily, Siasatnews.

He said, as a Muslim, he wanted to serve the welfare and prosperity of society, because the Muslims away from social activities because of lack of effort to alleviate poverty of the Muslim community.

Khadija’s mother told her that he did not have contentment when he lived as a Catholic Christian family, though he has all the freedom and luxuries in his family.Khadijah who came from England said that before embracing Islam he spent his life of luxury, she spends her time singing and dancing, but despite all this, he felt no satisfaction in his heart.He said his condition to his friends. Meanwhile, he met with some Muslim friends who persuaded him to convert to Islam.

Khadija’s mother who is a teacher said, when he was studying Islam she felt a strange change in his life. He started learning the basic principles of Islam, after which he felt satisfaction that he has been looking for since many years.He said he aspires to establish a modern orphanage in the city of Hyderabad and other cities in India for poor children and orphans. (Siasat News)