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Basic informationSyed Ali ZafarFakhruddin G. EbrahimBabar Awan
NationalityPakistaniPakistaniPakistani
Date of Birth196312th February 192827th January 1958
Place of BirthLahore, Punjab, PakistanAhmedabad, Bombay Presidency, British IndiaRawalpindi
Date of DeathAlive7th January 2020Alive
Place of DeathAliveKarachi, Sindh, PakistanAlive
Age57 years old91 years old62 years old
School /CollegeN / AN / AN / A
UniversityLondon School of EconomicsGujarat Vidyapith Sindh Muslim Law CollegePunjab University in the field of Humanities
OccupationLawyer, Barrister, advisor, and consultantLawyer, advisor, and consultantLawyer
Career2015 – Present1950 – 20201980 – Present
Other WorksPresident Supreme Court of Pakistan in 2015 – 2018, Federal Minister for Law & Justice 201818th Governor of Sindh Province, 2nd Attorney General of Pakistan (1971 – 1977), Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan from 2012 – 2013Federal Minister for Law and Justice (2008 – 2011), Vice President of Pakistan Peoples Party (2012 – 2017), Member of the Senate of Pakistan (Senator) (2012 – 2017), Advisor to Prime Minister for Parliamentary Affairs (Federal Minister) from (20th August 2018 – 4th September 2018).
AwardsN/ AN/ ASitara-e-Imtiaz

Syed Ali Zafar:

Barrister Ali Zafar was born in 1963 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. He was born and grew up in the Lahore streets. He earned his early education from the local school and did his intermediate from Lahore. He remained as Federal Care Taker Minister of Law and Justice of Pakistan in the year of 2018 and also remained as the Supreme Court of Pakistan from the year 2015 to 2016[1].

Caretaker Govt To Ensure Free, Fair, Transparent, General Polls
Caretaker Govt To Ensure Free, Fair, Transparent, General Polls

He remained as the president of Pakistan which is the chapter of SAARC law and the Senior Partner of M/s Mandviwalla & Zafar and the legal consultants. He is associated as the vice president of the human rights society of Pakistan. The father was Vattern Advocate and Senator S.M. Zafar which remained as the Law Minister of Pakistan from the year 1965-1969[1].

Education and some works:

He got his education from the local schools, for higher studies he went to London to get more education. He got admission to the School of Economics in London and got the degree of LL.B. in the year of 1983. In the year of 1984, he went to England for more education and completed his Bar at Law from there. He is a political specialist and daily writes in the newspaper Tribune on the different political, community, and legal matters about the condition of Pakistan[1].

Minister of Act & Justice:

He was appointed as the caretaker of Law and justice in the year of 2018 and took the responsibility of the Cabinet of Care Taker Prime Minister of Nasir-ul-Mulk. He completed the temporary political period with transparency and facts[1].

The President of SCBAP:

He was the independent Candidate of Asma Jahangir and was elected as the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan in the year of 2015, at their he remained as the Apex Body of Pakistani lawyers. He was involved in the lawyer’s politics and raised, and then solved several issues of the bar and lawyers actively[1].

Area of Practice:

He has huge knowledge and experience which can be said that more than 30 years while he is practicing as the barrister at the Supreme Court of Pakistan and High Court of Pakistan. He has vast knowledge and much experience in the constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Energy Law, Services Law, NAB and banking laws, tax matters Company and Corporate law and Property law, Competition law, Merges and Acquisitions, Alternative disputes resolution. He is famous for the permissible facilities in the Civil and Criminal law and stanches to defend the human rights of people. He became the most senior partner of the law company M/s Mandviwalla and Zafar, which is the leading company of Pakistan and there are many registered offices in which highly skilled and experienced lawyers are working there[1].

APTMA meets Syed Ali Zafar – Govt. commitment to facilitate textile sector
APTMA meets Syed Ali Zafar – Govt. commitment to facilitate textile sector

Partnerships:

He is an individual from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and assumed an indispensable function as an authority in different worldwide mediations. He is a Life Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and Lahore High Court Bar Association. He is a visiting Professor and conveys address in different Law Colleges/Universities in Pakistan and abroad and acts routinely as a Judges in Legal Moots competitions[1].

Ali Zafar stresses efficiency, sustainability of power sector
Ali Zafar stresses efficiency, sustainability of power sector

In Politics:

He is following the conventions and stride of his amazing dad S.M. Zafar and entered in National Politics and joined Imran Khan’s present Government of PTI to deliver his administrations for the public and Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan deputed him on the different inside gathering (PTI) and lawful errands to do[1].

Barrister Syed Ali zafar Exclusive | Nadeem Malik Live | SAMAA TV | 07 June 2018

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim:

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was a celebrated Pakistani resigned judge and a legitimate master character. He was chosen as the twenty-fourth Chief Election Commissioner of the state of Pakistan upon the arrival of 14th July 2012 and served until he surrendered upon the arrival of 31 July 2013 and managed the 2013 political decision[2].

Upright jurist Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim is no more
Upright jurist Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim is no more

Some Bio facts about Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim:

He was born in the city of Ahmedabad, in the province of Gujarat, British India to a Gujarati family. In the time of 1945, Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim went to the Gujarat Vidyapith where he picked up his LLB with qualifications in the time of 1949. While there, Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim considered seminars regarding the matter of theory and went to the talks given by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, which assumed a critical function in his backing for peacefulness. In the time of 1950, Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim moved to Pakistan and went to the Sindh Muslim Law College, where he procured an LLM and was conceded a privileged Juris Doctor in the time of 1960. In the time of 1961, Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim built up his firm while he continued to address at the Sindh Law College. In the time of 1971, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto named him Attorney General of Pakistan[2].

Starting Career:

  1. Elected as the provisional law minister:

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim had continued to be an acclaimed decision for between time governments fundamentally because of his high societal position; he was chosen as the interval Law Minister from the day of 18th July 1993 until the day of 19th October 1993, and break Justice Minister from the day of 5th November 1996 until the day of 17th February 1997[2].

  • Supreme Court of Pakistan:

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim is a resigned Associate Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan state, and Senior Advocate Supreme Court and is acclaimed additionally as a harmony extremist[2].

  • Supreme Court of Pakistan:

He was the Attorney General of Pakistan during the legislature of ex-Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and was delegated as his nearby lawful counselor for the duration of the time-frame of the 1970s[2].

  • Governor of Sindh:

In the time of 1988, he was chosen as the Governor of Sindh, named by the ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto during her first term[2].

  • Servicing as an Ad Hoc Judge:

In the long stretch of March 1981, filling in as an impromptu Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, he denied to make a new vow, under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) proclaimed by General Zia-ul-Haq alongside Justice Dorab Patel and Chief Justice Sheik Anwarul Haq. The PCO not just discredited the freedom of the legal executive yet besides delayed the period of military law by invalidating the effect of a judgment giving General Zia’s system limited acknowledgment[2].

Mamnoon elected with ease, but with a blemish - Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (r) Fakhruddin G Ibrahim coming to Parliament House on the occasion of Presidential Elections at National Assembly.
  • Resident Police Liaison Committee CPLC:

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim built up the Citizen Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) in the time of 1989. The CPLC works in the city of Karachi and helps residents in enrolling the First Information Report (FIR) on the off chance that it is denied by police for a certain explanation. Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim heads the law office of Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim and Company, an overall lawful practice initially created in Bombay (presently Mumbai), India. The firm moved to the city of Karachi in the time of 1951[2].

  • Pakistan Cricket Board:

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim has had long-standing relations with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). In the time of 1995, the PCB started a request, under the chairmanship of Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim, to investigate claims made by Australian players Shane Warne and Mark Waugh encompassing the First Test between Pakistan and Australia in the city of Karachi in 1994 and the ODI in the city of Rawalpindi. The Australian cricketers had blamed Saleem Malik for offering them pay-offs which they dismissed[2].

  • Inquiry:

The request was irritated as the Australian players didn’t go to Pakistan to give proof, and along these lines, the Inquiry needed to rely upon their announcements along with the interrogation of Saleem Malik. In the long stretch of October 1995, Ebrahim closed the procedures by saying “The faults against Saleem Malik aren’t deserving of any belief and must be denied as unwarranted. [2]”

  • Executive of the PCBs:

In the long stretch of December 2006, Ebrahim was likewise chosen as the Chairman of the PCB’s Anti-doping Appeals Committee, which cleared Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif. Ebrahim was supportive of the absolution and expressed, “This allure board of trustees holds that won’t be esteemed to have submitted a doping offense. The boycott and discipline upheld by the past council are thus put aside as being in opposition to the arrangement of laws”[2].

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  1. Chief Election Commissioner Resigns:

Ebrahim’s renunciation was affirmed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The renunciation has been shipped off to the president for approval. Former President Asif Ali Zardari had endorsed the arrangement of Ebrahim as the new Chief Election Commissioner in July 2012 after a parliamentary board chosen him for the pivotal post. Asif Ali Zardari He was the 24th individual to possess the post after 12 lasting and 11 acting boss political race magistrates[2].

Death:

He died on the 7th of January 2020 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. He was ill for several months, due to weakness and age factor, he died in the Karachi.

Special interview with Justice (R) Fakhar ud Din G. Ibrahim

Babar Awan:

Zaheer-ud-clamor Babar Awan is a Pakistani legislator, legal counselor, writer, investigator, journalist, and liberal essayist. He is presently filling in as junior Pakistan Senator from Punjab Province, to which he was chosen in 2012. Pakistan Herald, He routinely composes and distributes on left-wing theory, and filled in as Minister of Law and Justice in the bureau of previous Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani. Because of a bureau reshuffle, he lost his pastoral arrangement for Farooq Naik in 2011. He broadly composes political sections in the main Urdu paper, the Daily Jang, on the side of the social vote-based system and social equity[3].

Babar Awan parts ways with PPP, joins PTI
Babar Awan parts ways with PPP, joins PTI

Bio Facts about Babar Awan:

Babar Awan was conceived in a town situated in mysterious Kahuta, Rawalpindi locale, to a working-class family on 27th January 1958. His family was landowners. Awan did his registration in 1971 and went to the Punjab University to consider humanities. In 1975, Awan graduated with a B.A. in Humanities, and later got a Master of Science in Economics from the Punjab University in 1978.In 1980, Awan moved to Karachi and went to Karachi University to contemplate law where he acquired LLB in common law in 1986. He started specializing in legal matters at the Sindh High Court, at first taking criminal cases. Awan currently lives in Islamabad.  His sibling, Ghulam Farooq Awan filled in as the consultant to Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gillani for Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs. He likewise filled in as the extra Attorney General of Pakistan[3].

In Politics:

Babar Awan enthusiasm for governmental issues filled during the 1980s while considering law at the Karachi University, and was a lobbyist of the Peoples Students Federation—a young wing of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). In 1996, he became an individual from the PPP and fruitlessly challenged for a temporary Murree seat for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on the PPP stage during the overall races held in 1997.In 2002, Awan ineffectively challenged for the Islamabad voting demographic in the overall decisions, however, yielded his annihilation. In 2004, Benazir Bhutto designated Awan as the account secretary of the Pakistan People’s Party. In 2006, Awan effectively challenged the roundabout decisions for Senate and was chosen unopposed. Awan was available close by noticeable gathering pioneers, for example, Ameen Faheem when the declaration of Benazir Bhutto’s re-visitation of Pakistan was made. Awan was available during the 19th October assault on Benazir Bhutto in Karachi, and afterward when Benazir Bhutto was executed in Rawalpindi. Awan was the first to report Bhutto’s passing to the Pakistani public, outside Rawalpindi General Hospital which is currently known as Benazir Bhutto Hospital. Awan told the gathering laborers outside the clinic, “I have quite recently conversed with Dr. Mussadiq, he has affirmed to me that Mohtarma (Benazir Bhutto) has been martyred[3].

Joining of Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaaf:

Previous PPP pioneer Senator Babar Awan on Friday officially reported that he is joining the Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaaf (PTI).”I head out in different directions with the PPP after a long-standing enrollment of 21 years,” Awan said during an iftar party held at his habitation where PTI administration were the fundamental visitors, as per Dawn News. “I left my service in the quest for equity. In any event, leaving the Senate to join PTI was a test,” said the previous government law serve, who presented his renunciation to Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Thursday. “If my plan held firm then I would have stayed in the Senate till 2018,” Awan noted. “It is currently an ideal opportunity for Pakistanis to assemble and look for equity and request their privileges,” he included. “Change won’t come sitting at home. “People revealed to me Imran Khan is a legitimate man with respectability. Pakistanis need to enable PTI to win the necessary 66% lion’s share in the parliament.” Awan asserted. The next PM will be in all honesty, Imran Khan. “PTI Chairman Imran Khan invited Awan to the gathering and observed how the political atmosphere is changing the nation over. “The norm is shrinking ceaselessly,” he said at the iftar dinner. “Countries which have advanced have done so because their chiefs fortified their foundations,” the PTI boss said. “Our establishments were wrecked to encourage defilement and illegal tax avoidance” [3].

Babar Awan appointed central senior vice president of PTI
Babar Awan appointed central senior vice president of PTI

Panama Papers procedures:

Highlighting the Panama Papers case procedures, Khan guaranteed, “The most significant case in the nation’s set of experiences is right now in the Supreme Court, and the court has announced all organizations as out of date.” Lauding Awan’s choice to trade devotions, the cricketer-turned-government official stated, “Facing a mafia is no simple errand. The reality of the situation will become obvious eventually that Babar Awan made the privilege decision. “Responding to an inquiry concerning Khan’s prior choice to welcome Awami Muslim League Chief Shaikh Rashid to join the PTI Khan stated, “I surrender it to Shaikh Rashid to choose whether he needs to join Tehreek-I-Insaaf. [3]”

The Minister of Law and Justice:

After effectively challenging when all is said in done races held in 2008, Awan was designated as the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs just as the Law Minister in November 2008. Over numerous legitimate issues, Awan left the Justice Ministry in 2011, however was brought back under 48 hours after the fact. During this time, Awan was viewed as the right-hand man of then-President Zardari. He was likewise given the Ministry of Information Technology. In 2011, he surrendered as a clergyman to argue in the Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto murder case. On 2nd May 2012, Awan was deprived of all his gathering posts by the Central Executive Committee of the PP. After Awan’s firing, it was normal that he would join another gathering even though he stays an individual from the PPP, right up ’til today. In mid-2013, Awan met Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Imran Khan. Gossipy tidbits spread that Awan would before long join the PTI. On 21st June 2017 Awan reported that he will join PTI and with a quick impact venture down from his seat in Senate[3].

Anchor and Analyst:

He is doing TV programs for the last numerous years, early he was doing an Islamic show on ATV and now he is doing the show “Ikhtilafi Note” on driving Pakistani News channel Neo TV. The show is facilitated by Farwat Malik and Babar Awan partake in the show as Analyst[3].

Other political parties:

The PPP has utilized Awan for discourse with other ideological groups. Awan is exceptionally upheld in his Awan clan. His political base lies in his old neighborhood. Awan’s senior sibling was likewise a laborer of the Pakistan People’s Party. Another of his siblings works for the Muttahida Qaumi Movement in Punjab. In 2011, Awan held exchanges for the Pakistan Peoples Party with the Pakistan Muslim League. This prompted a union between the PPP and the PML, which further fortified the PPP government and gave them a dominant part in Parliament. Awan frequently exchanges for the sake of the PPP with Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, who is the Punjab President of PML-Q. Awan was additionally utilized for discourse with PPP’s alliance accomplice, MQM. Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan, the 30th legislative head of Sindh visited Awan at his habitation and concurred that a working relationship ought to be set up between the PPP and MQM. His nephew, Shakeel Awan is an individual from the PML-N and is additionally a previous individual from the Pakistan National Assembly. He had vanquished Shaikh Rasheed Ahmad in his voting public[3].

Claimed:

In June 2012, Awan guaranteed that he was accepting life dangers and that his family was likewise being undermined. He requested that the concerned specialists give him security. In mid-2013, Awan started tweeting consistently. He utilizes his Twitter record to offer political expressions and to keep in touch with his allies. By July 2013, Awan had 34,000 devotees on Twitter. In 2011, Awan distributed his first book called the Wakalat Nama[3].

Ex-CJ's lawyers say Babar Awan cannot defend Imran in defamation suit
Ex-CJ’s lawyers say Babar Awan cannot defend Imran in defamation suit

Elections Campaign in 2013:

On 28th May 2013, Awan gave an announcement saying that it was the privilege of the new government to finish its specified term; in any case, the resistance ought not to be of the administration’s decision. He included that, “the function of the resistance would now be resolved as per the Constitution and the guidelines of business instead of through any reconciliatory recipe.” In July 2013, Awan reprimanded the Pakistan Election Commission for sorting out Presidential Elections in a way that disappointed the resistance political parties. He proceeded to state that, “holding official political race with the deficiency of countless 46 administrators would result into sacred mayhem and will be a disgrace on the political decision for the very recognized established office.” On 5th July 2012, Awan stated, “there is not kidding power emergency and the recently chosen government needs to take brief measures including development of Kalabagh Dam.” He further said before rebuilding of reciprocal binds with India, Islamabad needed to raise remarkable Kashmir and water issues[3].

Babar Awan Exclusive Interview | On The Front with Kamran Shahid | 23 Sep 2020 | Dunya News

References:

1.            wikipedia. 17th October 2020; Available from: wikipedia

2.            pakpedia. 17th October 2020; Available from: pakpedia

3.            pakpedia. 17th October 2020; Available from: pakpedia


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