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Chief Justice of Afghanistan

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Chief Justice of Afghanistan

The Chief Justice of Afghanistan is the head of the Afghan Supreme Court. The incumbent chief justice is Sayed Yousuf Halim.


List of Chief Justices, 2001-present

  • Faisal Ahmad Shinwari (2001–2006), was member of the Islamic Dawah Organisation of Afghanistan
  • Abdul Salam Azimi (2006–2014), a former professor at the University of Arizona in the United States
  • Sayed Yousuf Halim (2014–present), former Deputy Minister of Justice for Technical Affairs (and Acting Minister of Justice), Deputy Minister for Administrative Affairs, and Head of the Ministry of Justice's General Legislative Department
  • List of Chief Justices before 2001

  • Abdul Salam (under Taliban rule)
  • Abdul Karim Shadan (pre-Taliban)
  • References

    Chief Justice of Afghanistan Wikipedia