Farogh Naseem

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Mohammad Farogh Naseem
Minister of Law and Justice
Assumed office
20 August 2018
President Mamnoon Hussain
Arif Alvi
Prime Minister Imran Khan
Preceded by Syed Ali Zafar (caretaker)
Pakistani Senator from Sindh
Assumed office
12 March 2012
Personal details
Born (1967-06-26) June 26, 1967 (age 51)
Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan

Mohammad Farogh Naseem (Urdu: محمد فروغ نسیم‎) is a politician and lawyer who is the current Federal Minister of Law and Justice, in office since 20 August 2018. He is also member of the Senate of Pakistan. He has previously served as Advocate General of Sindh.

Early life and education[edit]

He has completed his graduation in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Wales, Master of Laws (LLM) from the London School of Economics and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in comparative constitutional law from the University of London.[1].

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Senate of Pakistan from Sindh against technocrats seat on March 12, 2012. In March 2018, he was re-elected on general seat from Sindh.[2]

On 20 August 2018, he was sworn in as Federal Minister of Law and Justice in the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan.[3]

Family[edit]

His father, Mohammad Naseem (late), was also a practicing lawyer, and the late Justice M.B. Ahmad, an ICS officer who also served as the first secretary of the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan; before being elevated as a judge of the Sindh High Court, was his paternal uncle.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "KARACHI: Youngest AG for Sindh". The Daily Dawan. Dawn News. January 8, 2008. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Profile: Farogh Naseem". www.senate.gov.pk. Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "16 ministers from PM Imran Khan's cabinet sworn in". DAWN.COM. 20 August 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.