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In the name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Most Gracious
As Salaamu Aalikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu
Imam Imraan Husain born and bred in Johannesburg, South Africa and has completed has secular education year 12 in South Africa. He memorised the Qur’an at the age of 18 under the famous Qari Abdul Hamid. He travelled to India and studies for 8 years to become an Aalim of Deen and a Master in Qiraa’ah. He graduated in 1985 from Falahe Darian in India.
He then returned to South Africa where he served as an Imam at Nurul Islam Masjid for 12 years. During his Imamat, he also worked at the Lenasia Muslim School as the head of Arabic Studies for 6 years and after that taught at Mueenul Islam Lil Banaat Darul Ulum for 6 years.
Imam has a BA degree in Islamic Studies from Rand Afrikaans University in South Africa and Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia.
The Imam is also a qualified Justice of the Peace and also as a Marriage Celebrant. He is the ANIC Halal Supervisor for Queensland. Imam works as a chaplain in the Gold Coast hospitals as a volunteer.
When moving to Australia in 1997 Imam Imraan work as an Islamic teacher at Australian Islamic College in Western Australia for 8 years. He was the founder and director of Nurul Islam Madrasah in Perth. He was then the Imam at the Gold Coast Masjid for 13 years. Currently Imam Imraan is the HOD for Islamic Studies and Arabic Department at Australian International Islamic College in Carrara Gold Coast. He has a passion to teach and is current running Al Khattab Institution where children learn Islamic Studies and to practice reading Qur’an and become Hafizul Qur’an.
Imam Imraan is the vice president of Council of Imams Queensland (CIQ) and the vice president for Australian National Imams Council (ANIC).
Imam has been a Hajj tour guide for more than 5 trips to Saudi and occasionally takes people for the 3 Haram tours under Khidmatul Awaam Australia.
Imam had the opportunity to perform Taraweeh Salaat in USA, India, South Africa and Australia. Some of his recitals are on you tube.
He is a great soccer player and still plays in international tournaments. He loves sport and still runs half marathons, plays squash, soccer and goes fishing. Imam loves to travel and has visited many countries in the world.