Ghulam Farooq Awan is a Pakistani lawyer and former adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for law, justice and parliamentary affairs. He is also the former additional Attorney General of Pakistan.
|Name:||Ghulam Farooq Awan|
|In Urdu :||غلام فاروق اعوان|
|Nick Name :||Farooq|
|In Urdu :||فاروق|
|Education:||Master of Laws|
|Alma Mater:||Hothla Primary school & Punjab University &|
|Lawyer Career:||Spent 20 years|
|4 January 2011:||Additional Attorney General of Pakistan|
|16 April 2011:||As the adviser to the PM|
|Other Role:||Advisor to the Ministry of Postal Services|
|Date:||10 February 1961|
|Siblings :||Babar Awan|
|Niece:||Fatima Babar Awan|
Ghulam Farooq Awan (Urdu: غلام فاروق اعوان) (born 10 February 1961), is a Pakistani lawyer and former adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for law, justice and parliamentary affairs. He is also the former additional Attorney General of Pakistan.
“Farooq Awan appointed as adviser to the PM of Pakistan”. Rasoul News. April 16, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
Ghulam Farooq Awan was born on 10 February 1961 in a village called Hothla in Kahuta. He got his primary education in Hothla Primary school and graduated in Law (LLB) from Punjab University. He went on to gain his master (MA) in Islamic studies. He also participated in student’s union politics and won the role as a representative of students.
Ghulam Farooq Awan belongs to a political family. He is the brother of Babar Awan. His nephews are lawyers and one of his nephews is Shakeel Awan.
As adviser to the PM
Ghulam Farooq Awan (Lawyer, former Additional Attorney General of Pakistan, and appointed by the President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, as Adviser to the Prime.He became a lawyer in 1991 and has spent 20 years as a lawyer.
Additional Attorney General
He became the additional Attorney General of Pakistan on 4 January 2011 and appointed as the adviser to the PM on 16 April 2011 by President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari. He was made the adviser to the Prime Minister in 2011.
Ministry of Postal Services
Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani approved the appointment of Ghulam Farooq Awan as Advisor to the Ministry of Postal Services. Earlier, Ghulam Farooq Awan has served as Advisor to the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs.