Ghani’s nominees include 3 Egypt’s Al-Azhar alumni
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has introduced his six members-designate of the Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution and one member-designate for the Supreme Court High Council for a vote of confidence to the Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament.
Justice Abdul Haseeb Ahadi
Ahadi, son of Abdul Ahad, was born in 1347 Afghan calendar year in Kalkan district of central Kabul province. He studied until 12th class at Imam-i-Abu Hanifa seminary and received master’s degree in fiqa from Kabul University’s Sharia faculty.
Ahadi had served as the Supreme Court secretariat director, Maidan Wardak appellant court head, Kabul City six district court chief and Kabul province finance department head.
Ahadi is fluent in Dari, Pashtu and Arabic.
Dr. Mohammad Qasim Hashimzai
Hashimzai was born in Kabul and graduated from Habibia High School and then from Kabul University’s political science faculty in 1963.
Hashimzai earned his BA and Masters degree in Law from Oxford University and did a Ph.D. at Sheffield University.
From 1973 to 1977 he worked in Kabul as Deputy Head of the Supreme Court’s Research Department.
In England he worked for the BBC Monitoring Service from 1981 to 1998 as Afghan Monitor, Chief Monitor and Duty Editor.
After living in England for over 20 years Dr. Hashimzai returned to Afghanistan in 2002 under a UN scheme as an advisor to the Minister of Justice of the Transitional State of Afghanistan.
The former deputy minister of justice was a candidate for the High Council of the Supreme Court in 2006. He is fluent in Pashtu, Dari and English.
Haris did MA from the American University’s Asia education centre in England in 1377.
She had served as the Afghanistan Fair Election Organization chief executive, Afghanistan Democracy Institute parliament strengthening programme head and teacher at the American University in Kabul.
Dr. Abdul Rauf Harwi
Harwi, son of Mohammad Aslam, was born in 1346 solar year in western Herat province. He completed his primary education in Injil district. He received his bachelor’s from Peshawar and did his masters in Islamic studies, fiqa and Arabic language from Egypt’s Al-Azhar University.
Harwi had previously worked as legal advisor to the Justice Ministry, member of the Justice Ministry leadership council, Radio Azadi reporter, spokesman and writer and as teacher at the Al Azhar university. He is fluent in Dari, Pashtu, Arabic and English.
Justice Mohammad Arif Hafiz
Hafiz, son of Mohammad Daud, was born in 1978 in Paryan district of central Panjshir province where he completed his primary education. Hafiz completed his high school during the migration to Pakistan at Al-Hijrat School.
In 1371 solar year, he graduated from Sharia faculty of Kabul University and did masters in 1392 solar year from Azad Islamia University in law.
Hafiz has 15 years experience in the justice field and currently he is the head of Kabul second district urban court. He can speak in Dari, Pashtu and Arabic.
Dr. Abdullah Shafahi
Shafahi, son of Barat Ali, was born in 1351 solar year in central Uruzgan province where he completed his high school in 1374. He did his BA, MA and doctorate from Egypt’s Al Azhar University.
He had served as vice chancellor of the Ibani Sina University in northern Balkh province and head of the law faculty in the same higher education institute.
Dr. Syed Abu Bakkar Muttaqi
Muttaqi, son of Ahmad Khan, was born in 1343 solar year in northern Sar-i-Pul province where he completed his primary education. He earned bachelor’s degree in 1362. Muttaqi earned BA degree in Pakistan and did MA and doctorate from Egypt’s Al Azhar University.
He had previously taught Dari and Uzbek literature at Al Azhar and Kabul universities. He was a member of the legal experts association and currently serves as deputy head of the law and civil affairs department at the Ministry of Justice.
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