Justice Faez Isa sworn in as 29th chief justice of Pakistan


Dawn :

Justice Qazi Faez Isa has been sworn in as the 29th chief justice of Pakistan on Sunday.

He was administered the oath of office by President Arif Alvi during a ceremony at Aiwan-i-Sadr in Islamabad on Sunday (17 September), reports Dawn.

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and Chief of Army Staff Asim Munir were also present on the occasion.

According to Dawn, born in Quetta on October 26, 1959, Justice Qazi Faez Isa is the son of the late Qazi Mohammad Isa of Pishin, who was at the forefront of the Pakistan Movement and a close associate of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

His father was the first person from the province to acquire a Bar-at-Law degree and helped establish the All India Muslim League in Balochistan after his return from London.


His father had served as the only member on the Central Working Committee of the All India Muslim League from Balochistan.

Begum Saida Isa, Justice Isa’s mother, was a social worker and worked in an honorary capacity on the boards of hospitals and other charitable organisations which focused on education, children and women’s health issues.

After completing his primary and secondary education in Quetta, Isa moved to Karachi to finish his ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels at the Karachi Grammar School (KGS).

He then went on to study law in London, where he completed his Bar Professional Examination from the Inns of Court School Law, London.

Justice Isa enrolled as an Advocate of the Balochistan High Court on January 30, 1985, and as an Advocate of the Supreme Court in March 1998.