IKSEP established on 23 February 1994 under the Companies Act 1965 as a Company Limited by Guarantee and is a not-for-profit company. Commenced operations on June 1, 1994 with only seven of its officers and employees. Four most important people who are directly involved in the establishment IKSEP is Tan Sri Haji Abdul Rahim bin Datuk Tamby Chik (Chief Minister) Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Mohd Rustam (EXCO), Datuk Haji Ahmad Ithnin (Secretary of State), Dato Prof. Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Hashim (Head, Department of History, University of Malaya) and Datuk Hj. Mohd Jamil believers (Melaka State Development Director). Performed the official launch on the Chief Minister, Tan Sri Haji Abdul Rahim bin Datuk Tamby Chik on August 16, 1994 In conjunction with the launch of the National Convention was held in the House of Malaysia History Hang Jebat, Expo Center, Ayer.