Biography of Head of the Supreme Court

y Sayed Yousuf “Halim”

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Islamic Republic  Afghanistan

Qanoonpoh “professor”

 

 

 

 

 

H.E Qanoonpoh Sayed Yousuf “Halim” was born in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan on June, 1, 1959, He received bachelor of law and political science from Kabul University, and he has a Master in General Law, his academic Rank is Qanoonpoh (Professor) in legislation Field.

H.E Sayed Yousuf “Halim” has been decorated with multiple government and state awards for his work, he has been granted with first degree appreciation letter, second degree appreciation letter and third-degree appreciation letter. He has also been granted with various other appreciation letters. He has officially presented Afghanistan in  several official Legal and Judicial occasions  to United States of America, Russia, Italy, Turkey, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Austria, Belgium, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Jordan, France, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Holland, Qatar, Germany and South Africa for professional capacity building and exchanging experiences.

Legal and Professional Practices:

 

Legal Academic Research Affairs Institute ministry of justice.

Criminal Law Department of Legislative Drafting

  • professional member (1985-1988)

 

Legal Academic Research Affairs Institute ministry of justice.

Description and Training of Law Department in Legislative Drafting

  • professional member of Study (1988-1990)

 

Legal Academic Research Affairs Institute ministry of justice.

Description and Training of Law Department in Legislative Drafting

  •  Deputy for Study (1990-1992)

 

Legal Academic Research Affairs Institute ministry of justice

Description and Training of Law Department in Legislative Drafting

  • Director of Study (1992-1996)

 

 

 

Legal Academic Research Affairs Institute ministry of justice.

Deputy for Legislative Drafting

  •  (1997-1999)

 

Legal Academic Research Affairs Institute ministry of justice.

 International Human Rights Laws Department in Legislative Drafting

  • Professional member (1999-2000)

 

Legal Academic Research Affairs Institute ministry of justice.

Deputy for Legislative Drafting

  • )2000-2002)

 

Legal Academic Research Affairs Institute ministry of justice.

General Director of Legislative Drafting

  • )2002-2009)

 

Deputy Minister of Justice for Administrative Affairs

  • (2010-2011)

 

Professional Deputy Minister of Justice

  • (2011-2014)

 

Professional Deputy Minister of Justice and

 Acting Minister of Justice, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

  • (2014-2015/7/26)

 

Judicial Career:

 

 

Chief Justice of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

      Since 2015/7/27

Language Ability:

  • Pashto (/Fluent)
  • Dari (Fluent)
  • English (Medium)
  • Arabic (Medium)