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 Former Chief Justice

Mr. Justice Dr. Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan
Chief Justice
Federal Shariat Court

                     Oath Taking Ceremony of Hon.CJ (video)


          Mr. Justice Dr. Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan was born on 23rd August, 1949 in Garhi  Yasin, District Shikarpur in Royal Barakzai Durrani family. He is son of Late Agha  Mohammad Anwer Khan, landlord and prominent figure of Sindh. He got early  education  from D.C. High School Garhi Yasin and Graduation from C&S  Government College,  Shikarpur. He got LL.B Degree from University of Sindh in  the year 1971.

          Justice Dr. Agha was enrolled as Member of Sindh Bar Council in 1972. He  joined Sindh Judicial Services as Civil Judge and First Class Magistrate in 1973  through Competitive Examination of Public Service Commission. He was promoted  as Senior Civil Judge & Assistant Sessions Judge in 1978 and as Additional  District  & Sessions Judge in 1983. He was appointed as Additional Secretary,  Sindh Assembly in 1985 and promoted as Secretary, Sindh Assembly in 1985. He  attended Shariah Training Course in International Islamic University in Islamabad  in 1984. He was appointed as Director Legal Services and Director Administration  in PIA on deputation in 1989. He was promoted as District & Sessions Judge in  May, 1990 and was appointed as Additional Secretary (Regulations) in Services  and General Administration Department, Government of Sindh. He was appointed  as Judge Sindh Labour Court No.1 Karachi in 1991. He was posted as Law  Secretary Sindh in 1994-95. He was appointed Additional Judge Sindh High Court  in 1995, and confirmed as Judge of Sindh High Court in 1996. He was appointed  as Federal Secretary, Law and Justice Division, Government of Pakistan in 2008  and appointed as Permanent Judge of Sindh High Court on 14.12.2008 alongwith  original seniority from 1995. He was elevated as Chief Justice, Federal Shariat  Court of Pakistan on 05.06.2009.

          Mr. Justice Dr. Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan participated in Training Course on  Judicial Ethics organized by Royal Institute of Public Administration (RIPA), London  in June, 2009.

         He was awarded Honourary Degree of Doctorate of Law from University of Sindh, Jamshoro in year 2014.

Ex-officio: Member, National Judicial (Policy Making) Committee, Member, Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan, Member, Advisory Board of the Al-Mizan Foundation, Member, Administration Committee of Al-Mizan Foundation, Member, Board of Governors, Board of Trustees, Council of Trustees and Selection Board of the International Islamic University, Islamabad, Member Executive Council , Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad. Chief Commissioner, Pakistan Boy Scouts Association, Member, Board of Governors , University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Hyderabad, Member , Syndicate, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi.








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