Islamabad: Justice Sardar Raza Khan has been appointed permanent Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Pakistan.
The parliamentary committee finalized the name of Justice Sardar Raza Khan. Justice Sardar Raza Khan was serving as justice of Federal Shariat Court. He retired in 2011.
The government and opposition had finalized 3 names for the post of CEC on Wedneday and sent them to the parliamentary committee to terminate one name out of the 3 nominees.
Opposition Leader within the National Assembly Syed Khursheed sovereign and government minister Ishaq Dar during a meeting at the Parliament House had finalized3 names — Justice Tariq Pervez (retd), Justice Sardar Raza Khan and Justice Tanveer Ahmed (retd) — and sent them to the parliamentary committee to pick the CEC as per Article 213 (2A & 2B) of the Constitution
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Sardar Raza Khan belonges to Sardar Gujjar family in Abbotabad.After,graduating from the Government College of Abbottabad, Khan received a Master’s degree in economics from Punjab University through the Forman Christian College in Lahore. He received a LL.B. degree from the same university in 1967.In 1985, Khan visited the United States to study the American legal system.In 1999 he attended a three-month training course in Tokyo, “Corruption Among Public Officials”.In June 2004, Khan visited Ipoh and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in connection with an international seminar on “Human Rights and Independence on the Judiciary in the Islamic and Non-Islamic Judicial Systems”. In 2006 he visited Dhaka, Bangladesh for a conference on the criminal judicial system.