Halim, Said Yusuf
|Name||Halim, Said Yusuf|
|Date of birth||1959|
|Function/Grade||Chief Justice Supreme Court|
|History and Biodata||
1. Former Chief Justices and Heads of the Supreme Court:
Sayed Yousuf Halim who recently became member of Afghanistan’s Supreme Court has been approved by Presidential Palace to take office as the new Chief Justice for the country. Halim took oath as a member of the Supreme Court on July 27, 2015 and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah while talking to the council of ministers said that he will be soon officially introduced as the Chief Justice. He was introduced to the Wolesi Jirga or Lower House of Parliament for a vote of confidence by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at the beginning of July where he secured 103 votes to become member of Afghanistan’s Supreme Court. Sayed Yousuf Halim is on the edge of becoming the Chief Justice at the time the judiciary is facing strong criticism for corruption. (20150727)
Halem is familiar with Pashto, Dari and English languages .