SADIQABAD – A Japanese girl Maria Edlen converted to Islam and reached Sadiqabad to marry his love of life.
Ahmed Noor, the thirty years old resident of Shamsabad in Khanpur area of Sadiqabad, became friends with a Japanese girl Maria Edlen through Facebook. The friendship made them fall in love with each other.
While media talk, Ahmed told that they became friends on the social networking site Facebook about nine months ago. Their friendship gradually changed into mutual love. “Maria has traveled to my home all the way from Japan,” he stated.
He said that their families had given consent for marriage. “We are marrying with our parent’s will,” he added.
On the other hand, Maria who has recently converted to Islam from Christianity also expressed her views while talking to media.
She said, “I have come to Pakistan from my homeland to marry Ahmed after realizing that the people here are very loving.” She admitted that she converted to Islam upon Ahmed s invitation towards his religion. According to her, she made the decision herself only after researching about Islam and Pakistan.
“We will shift to Japan after getting married and completing the legal process,” she added. The couple chanted the slogan of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ to express their love for the country.