Wasim Sajjad

Politician

1941 –

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Who is Wasim Sajjad?

Wasim Sajjad, is a Pakistani lawyer and legal educator who served as an acting President of Pakistan on two non-consecutive terms: from July 1993 until November 1993, and from 1996 until 1997. He served as the Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan from December 1988 until October 1999.

Currently, being a member of PML-Q, he is the Leader of the Opposition in Senate of Pakistan. He is also the chancellor of the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences. He was offered to become the Chief Justice of Pakistan in 2003 after the retirement of Sheikh Riaz Ahmad but he declined the offer and preferred to stick to his law profession. He is currently the Chairman of the Pakistan Youth Hostels Association and is the national secretary for the Rhodes Scholarship in Pakistan.

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Born
Mar 30, 1941
Jalandhar
Religion
  • Islam
  • Sunni Islam
Nationality
  • Pakistan
Profession
Education
  • Wadham College, Oxford
  • University of the Punjab
  • University of Oxford
Lived in
  • Jalandhar

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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