COAS Bajwa expresses grief over demise of  Fakhruddin G Ebrahim

06:42 PM | 7 Jan, 2020
COAS Bajwa expresses grief over demise of  Fakhruddin G Ebrahim
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RAWALPINDI - Chief Of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed grief on the demise of former chief election commissioner, Fakhruddin G Ebrahim, on Tuesday, said military's media wing.

According to the DG ISPR, the army chief also prayed for the departed soul.

"May Allah bless the departed soul and give strength to the bereaved family, Aamen," the DG ISPR quoted the army chief was saying.

Earlier today, retired Pakistani judge and legal expert Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim passed away in Sindh capital.

Born in 1928 in Ahmedabad, Bombay Presidency, British India, Ebrahim was a recipient of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.

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Ebrahim was appointed to important posts throughout his life. He is a former attorney general of Pakistan and has also served in the capacities of the federal minister for law and governor. 

He was appointed as the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan on 14 July 2012 and served until he resigned on 31 July 2013 and oversaw the 2013 election.

He had also served as a judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Ebrahim also served as the attorney general of Pakistan during Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's government and was later appointed Sindh governor. 

After Farooq Leghari dismissed former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's government in 1991, he was appointed as the federal law minister in the caretaker set-up that followed.