Four detainees of different nationalities embraced Islam before the judicial authority at the Dibba Al Hisn and Al Dhaid police stations in the presence of a number of officials.
The ‘Wild World’ singer who officially converted to Islam in 1977 and adopted the name Yusuf Islam the following year recalled that it ‘was a very difficult phase.’
Visitors from abroad will be permitted from November 1, when capacity will be raised to 20,000 pilgrims, with 60,000 people allowed into the mosque.
Paty had earlier this month shown his pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in a civics class on freedom of expression, angering a number of Muslim parents.
Macron's comments triggered protests in Muslim-majority countries at the weekend, with people burning pictures of Macron in Syria and setting fire to French flags in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the Bangladesh capital on Tuesday calling for a boycott of French products and burning an effigy of President Emmanuel Macron after he defended cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
One of India's top jewellery retailers has withdrawn an advert featuring an interfaith baby shower after a vicious backlash on social media by Hindu hardliners who said it glorified "love jihad".
As a continuation of the precautionary measures, mosques will not be open for Friday prayers.
Zainab joins the list of many Pakistani celebrities who have left showbiz for Islam, including singer Junaid Jamshed, singer and actor Rabi Pirzada, actor Ali Afzal, actor and host Noor Bukhari, singer Shazia Khuskh, actor Urooj Nasir and famous TV star Ajab Gul.