British Envoy to Saudi Arabia Converts to Islam
The British ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reverted to the Islamic faith.
He was among the Hajj Pilgrims who went to Mecca to perform the Hajj.
Mr. Simon Collins was accompanied by his wife while performing Hajj.
He was taken photos while in Hajj rituals.
Mr. Simons has thanked people who congratulated him on reverting to Islamic Faith.
I converted to the Islamic faith after having lived in the Muslim world for thirty years before I married, said Simon.
Mr. Simon has been UK’s envoy to Saudi Arabia since 2015. He held the posts of UK’s envoy to Qatar, Syia and Iraq.
He also served as a consulate in Dubai and Basra as well as New Delhi.
His security was at risk while he was in Syria and was ordered to leave.