Hassanally A. Rahman

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Hassanally A. Rahman was born in Karachi, Sindh (1909–1986), to a prominent family. He received his barrister-at-law from Middle Temple, England in 1934. He was one of the founding architects along with his younger brother Tufail Ali Abdul Rehman of the Sindh Muslim Government Law College in Karachi. He also served as the first principal of the college. Rahman was the vice chancellor of Sindh University, Jamshoro, where he served twice in the same capacity.[1]

He was the treasurer of the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Secretary General of All Pakistan Educational Society, and President and Board Member of Sindh Muslim Law College (S.M. Law College). In 1952, he led the Pakistani delegation to UNESCO and in 1953, represented the country at the Commonwealth University Conference.

Hassanally A. Rahman was the older brother of Justice Tufail Ali Abdul Rehman, who served as Attorney General of Pakistan and the Chief Justice of Sindh and Balochistan High Courts. Justice Tufail Ali Abdul Rehman was also the presiding judge who sat on the Hamoodur Rahman commission post 1971 civil war between then West Pakistan (present-day Pakistan) and East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh).

The two brothers were the only founding members of the Sindh Muslim Law College. Hassanally's father Abdul Rahman was a barrister-at-law affiliated with the Queens Council.

In addition, the late Hassanally A. Rahman was involved in numerous other projects - from being active in the Pakistan Movement to serving as one of the founding members of Karachi University.

Hassanally was succeeded by five daughters.

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  1. ^ "hassanally a rahman | Pakistan Blogzine". pakistanblogzine.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2015-12-11.