The Founder & President

Tuan Haji Kamarudin Abdullah DJN, PKT, PJK. (popular as Brother Kamarudin Abdullah)

  • Born in 1968 in a Christian family-oriented Catholic.
  • Studied at St. Xavier’s Institution and Sek Men Abdullah Muhshi, Penang.
  • Converted to Islam in his teens. 18 years old.
  • Founder and President of the Islamic Propagation Society International (IPSI) Organization based in Kapitan Keling Mosque, Penang.
  • IPSI is a missionary organization devoted to non-Muslim preaching and guidance of Our New Brothers and Sisters. Founded in 1995. Informally.
  • Bureau chief Kapitan Keling Mosque Da’wah 1995-2012.
  • Has held a post of Vice President PERKIM 2003-2005. Figure of PERKIM Penang in 2002.
  • Studied by various Islamic scholars such as Ustaz Al-Hafiz Sheikh Abdul Hamid from Pakistan, the late Sheikh Ahmed Deedat and Sheikh Rafeek Hassen of South Africa, Dr. Abu Ameenah, Bilal Philips of Qatar, Dr. Fadel Soliman in Egypt and Dr. Danial bin Zainal Abidin from Penang.
  • Possess a certificate from the Academy of Comparative Religion IPCI of South Africa, the Discover Islamic Da’wah Certificate Bahrain, Moderator and Facilitator for Comparative Religion from the University Science of Malaysia.
  • Diploma in Islamic Studies from the Academy Islah Malaysia.
  • Credentials/Authority was given for lectures and taught religion by the Religious Department of Penang.
  • Preaching and lecturing experience to not yet Muslims at all levels internationally. Dialogue with Christian missionaries experience at international level.
  • Traveled to the Middle East (Libya, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, South Africa and England) and the Western countries to acquire knowledge and develop Da’wah of Islam.
  • Guest speaker in South Africa brought by IPCI Sheikh Ahmed Deedat Center, Durban in comparative religion subject.
  • Panelist and moderator for Inter Faith Dialogue throughout Malaysia.
  • In 2000, King Fahd (King of Saudi Arabia) invited to perform Hajj.
  • In 2002, awarded the Civil Leadership Personality of the State by His Excellency the Governor of Penang.
  • In 2004 awarded the Meritorious Service Medal Divine (CBC) by His Excellency the Governor of Penang.
  • In 2008, awarded the Excellence Award National Association from Al-Hidayah 1429H/2008M.
  • In 2009, was awarded the National Outstanding Muslim Brother by Her Majesty the Queen, Tuanku Nur Zahirah.
  • In the Year 2010, awarded Meritorious Conduct Medal (AEC) by His Excellency the Governor of Penang.
  • Members of the Shura Council of Penang for the year 2010-2012.
  • Members of the Islamic Da’wah Council of Penang for the year 2010-2012.
  • Appearance in TV1, TV9, TV Al Hijrah, IKIM.FM Radio and Radio Mutiara FM Penang.