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Mr.Justice Syed Afzal Haider, Judge

Born on August 19th 1931

Received early education in Pakpattan-Joined Forman Christian College Lahore in 1946-Graduation from Government College Lahore in 1953-Graduation in law from Punjab University Law College Lahore in 1955-Started legal practice in January 1956 and also started teaching law in 1962-Professor Law in Punjab University Law College Lahore, Quaid-e-Azam Law College Lahore, Punjab Law College Lahore, Pakistan Navy War College Lahore, Pakistan College for Law  Lahore, National Institute of Public Administration Lahore, Civil Services Academy Lahore & Federal Judicial Academy Islamabad.

Elected as President Lahore High Court Bar Association 1983-84-Co-Chairperson All Lawyer’s Action Committee 1983-86-Member Pakistan Bar Council 1984-95-Vice Chairman Pakistan Bar council 1988-90-Chairman Pakistan Bar Council Executive Committee 1990-91.

Member: Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan(2001-04); National Mudarba Board 1995-98; Evacuee Trust Property Board, Government of Pakistan 2004-07, Council of Islamic Ideology 1989-2003 and 2007-Minister Law and Parliamentary Affairs Government of Punjab 1996-97-Federal Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Government of Pakistan 2007-08, appointed as Judge Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan on 26th March, 2008, with 52 years of Law Practice in the Superior Courts of Pakistan and 46 years of law teaching experience.

Author of Books: Prem Piala; Zikr-e-Hussain; Willayat-e-Faqih (English and Urdu); Syed Moin-ud-Chishty; Hussain Ibn Ali; Baba Nanak; Zikr-e-Farid; Wajood Zaat aur Sifaat; Zikr-e Sakhian; Farid-Nanak-Bullah-Waris; Zindagi Nama Baba Farid, Zikr-e-Fatima; Baba Farid International Conference, Bhutto Trial in two volumes (English); Shariat Bill; Islami Nazriati Council; Rehmatalil  Alemeen; F.I.R; Zikr-e-Darvish; Sukhmani Sahib; Supreme Judicial Council; Final Report under Article 230 of Constitution and The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Received Awards as Professor of the year in 1998, 1999, 2001 at Quaid-e-Azam law College, Lahore and also as King Scout in the Jambooree held in Sahiwal (1946), Bhai Vir Singh Award New Delhi (1992), Ambassador of Peace Award in 2001 by the International Federation for World Peace, New York, USA.

Attended (i) World Media Conference in the New Millennium 15-17 January 2001 Tokyo, Japan.(ii) International Conference on Interfaith Harmony, New York, U.S.A June, 2001.(iii) Loi Jirga, Kabul, Afghanistan as Member of the Presidium.      (iv) War and Peace Conference, Tehran, Iran- August 1988.  (v) Sikh Cultural Heritage, Singapore. Delivered 23 lectures on Inter Faith Harmony in USA, Canada and India (2008).






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