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Y.B. Dato Hj. Fadzil Bin Mohd. Noor

Translation by Syed Zulfilda S.M. Noor


Dato' Haji Fadzil bin Mohd. Noor was born on 13 March 1937, in Kampung Seberang Pumpung, Alor Setar, Kedah. Affectionately called Ustaz Fadzil, he was a respected religious figure. He started his early education in 1946, at the Derga Malay School, Alor Setar until 1949. Later he studied at the Mahmud College in Alor Setar until 1962. He then enrolled himself at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, where he graduated with a degree in Syairah Law.

Political Involvement

  • President of PAS for Kuala Kedah
  • Member of Liasion Committee of Kuala Kedah PAS
  • Member of the Executive Council of PAS, Kedah
  • Vice President of the Central Committee of PAS (1981- 1983)
  • Deputy President of PAS, Malaysia (1983)
  • Member of the Kedah State Legislative Assembly for Anak Bukit
  • Member of Parliament for Pendang (29 Nov. 1999 until 23 June 2002)

Social and Professional Involvement

  • Secretary of the Association of Malay Students in the United Arab Republic
  • Deputy President of the Association of Malay Students in the United Arab Republic (1967)
  • Information Secretary of the Islamic Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) (1973- 1974)
  • President of the Islamic Youth Movement (ABIM) (1974-1978)
  • Secretary-General of the Association of Islamic Scholars of Malaysia (1974)

He was invited to attend several Islamic conferences at the international level in 1974, 1976 and 1979 and among them were the International Seminar on Muslim Youth in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the Conference on Islamic Solidarity in Pakistan in 1988 and the Conference on the Liberation of Al- Quds in America.

In appreciation of his services and contributions, to the state of Kedah, he was conferred the award of the Dato' Setia DiRaja Kedah (D.S.D.K.) which carried the title of Dato' by the HRH the Sultan of Kedah.

He passed away peacefully on 23 June 2002.

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