Vietnamese chose Islam because concept of fasting appealed to her

Spirit of togetherness: Nur Alisha (standing) breaking fast with her friends during the Iftar Perdana event at Pesta Pulau Pinang in Sungai Nibong.

GEORGE TOWN: The concept of fasting attracted Vietnamese Nur Alisha Nguyen Thi Phuong Lam to embrace Islam.

The 29-year-old, who works as a line leader at a factory in Bayan Lepas, said fasting, one of the five obligations that every Muslim fulfils, brought with it virtues like patience and tolerance.

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