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Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Born: January 18, 1954 (age 67 years), Lahore, Pakistan Nationality: Pakistani Parents: Mian Nisar Children: Najam Saqib Education: University of the Punjab, Government College University Lahore (GCUL) Previous offices: Chief Justice of Pakistan (2016–2019), Law Secretary of Pakistan (1997–1999) Popular As Mian Saqib Nisar Occupation N/A Zodiac Sign Capricorn Born 18 January 1954 Birthday 18 January Birthplace Lahore, Pakistan
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His father Mian Nisar was an advocate who belonged to an Arain family of Lahore. Nisar was educated at the Cathedral High School no 1 in Lahore where he matriculated and enrolled at Government College University (GCU) where he graduated with a B.A. degree in 1977. He later went to attend the Punjab University where he secured LLB in civil law in 1980. While being an undergraduate student at the GCU Lahore, he was selected to be a member of the international delegation representing Pakistan in International Youth Conference held in Tripoli in Libya in 1973. Mian Saqib Nisar is a Pakistani jurist who served as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan from 31 December 2016 till 17 January 2019. He has previously served as the Law Secretary. He also served as a visiting professor of law at the University of Punjab where he provided instructions on constitutional law. Ascended as the Justice of the Supreme Court on 18 February 2010, he was elevated as chief justice when Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali reached his constitutionally set retiring age. He served as chief justice of Pakistan from 31st December, 2016 to 17 January 2019. Before his appointment, he had already served on different key positions. The environment-related to his profession was already provided as his father was an advocate of Lahore High Court. Before his appointment, he was a senior judge of Pakistan. Earlier in his career, Nisar represented Pakistan in the International Youth Conference abroad. As an advocate he was known for his Excellency in civil, commercial cases, and tax-related issues. He remained secretary-general of Lahore High court as well. In his tenure, he often expressed that his post need more than a chief justice and that is why he was active in other areas that were not in his domain. In the last part of his career, a report stated the water scarcity by 2025 erupted in the news. He was the one who went everywhere and asked the people for donations for the construction of the dam. The crises were said to resolve only if the dam was constructed. It was requested to save water and use it less so that the situation could be later controlled. He retired on 17th January, 2019. He was succeeded by Asif Saeed Khosa.