Dr. Abdul Malik Kamawi Member of the Supreme Court


Biography of Dr. Abdul Malik Kamawi

Member of the Supreme Court

And public security chief of Supreme Court


Dr. Abdul Malik Kamawi s/o Maulawi Abdul Ali Kamawi s/o the renowned scholar Maulawi Ghulam Nabi Kamawy was born in 1968 in Kama district of Nangarhar province in an academic and religious family. 

Mr. Kamawy completed his higher education in Law and Jurisprudence in Sharia faculty of Dawat-o-Jihad University in Pakistan. After that, he went to Al Azhar University and got his Masters and PhD in Law and Jurisprudence from the Sharia faculty of Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt. Upon the establishment of the interim government based on the request of the Ministry of Justice he was appointed as the adviser for the Minister of Justice and has worked as the deputy secretary of the constitution commission and legal adviser for the chairman of the constitution Loya Jirga (grand council).

He was appointed as a legal adviser for the Joint Election Commission and in charge of the office for the candidates of the presidential election. In 2004, he was appointed as the General Administration Director of the Judiciary. He is a member of high council of the Supreme Court and holds judicial cadre grade of “Qazawatpoh”.

In the year of (1391) (2012) the president office proposed as a member of high council Then he received vote of confidence from the parliament and appointed as a chief of public security department of Supreme Court .

Dr. Kamawi is author of more than 15 academic works in different legal and jurisprudence fields, which are as follow:  

  1. Rejection and its effects in transactions.  
  2. Responsibility resulting from a contract in civil cases.  
  3. Mozarebat (Business in Islamic context) and its implementation in Islamic Banking.  
  4. Contemporary applications of Aqad-e-Salam
  5. Islamic principles of Baye Taqseet (payments in installments).  
  6. Ijtihad from the Islamic point of view.
  7. Mortgage contract.
  8. Afghanistan Private International Law. 

Furthermore, he has compiled many more legal and academic articles most of which have been published in journals inside and outside the country.

Dr. Kamawi has also taken part in writing of books under the topic of “Activities and Achievements of the Judiciary during the Five Years”, “Administrative Reforms and Anti Corruption in the Judiciary” and “A Look at the Judicial Cooperation between Egypt and Afghanistan”. Dr. Kamawy has participated in more than ten international conferences in Germany, Holland, Turkmenistan, France, Spain, Italy, Ireland and Egypt and he can write and speak Dari, Pashto, Arabic and English.