Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai


Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai
Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai

Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai was born on the 1st of September 1956, at Kunri, District Kharan. He completed his primary education from the Government Middle School (now High School), Kunri, which was founded by his honourable father, Dr. Molvi Muhammad Qasim Aini Baloch. It was the first ever private School at Kharan District. Subsequently, it was nationalized by the Government in 1951-1952.

After completing his matriculation from Government High School Kharan, he went to Quetta for further education.

He did his F.A. from the Government Degree College, Quetta and then went on to do his B.A and B.Ed. from the Balochistan University. He wrote a thesis on the topic "Democratic Concept of Educational Administration", which was highly appreciated. He did his LL.B. from the University Law College, Quetta in 1979-1980.

Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai started his legal practice in September 1981, at Quetta. While in private practice, Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai also took on the responsibility of being a Legal Advisor to Custom, Mekran Division, and Mekran Scout, at Turbat. He was also a member of the Panel of Legal Advisors to PTCL Mekran Division.

Muhammad Noor Meskanzai was appointed as Assistant Advocate General Balochistan and worked on the seat from June to December, 1998. He was elected as Vice Chairman of the Balochistan Bar Council from the 24th of March 2005 to 24thof March, 2006.

He was elected as Chairman Executive Committee for two terms. Before he was elevated as Additional Judge, High Court of Balochistan, he worded as Chairman of the Inter-Provincial Relations Committee, Balochistan Bar Council. He was also a member of the Common Wealth Legal Education Association.

Muhammad Noor Meskanzai is a member of the Administration Committee and the Cleanliness Committee of the Balochistan High Court. He has attended a workshop on International Law for Judges on, 'Meeting International Human Rights Standards in Criminal Proceeding', which was held in Haugue, Netherlands in 2012, and the International Judicial Conference held in Islamabad on 13th to the 15th of April 2012. Muhammad Noor Meskanzai also attended the conference on Environmental Law 2011, in Quetta.

Muhammad Noor Meskanzai was elevated as Additional Judge, High Court of Balochistan on the 7th of September 2009, and confirmed as Judge of the High Court of Balochistan on the 11th of May, 2011.

Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai took oath as Chief Justice of the High Court of Balochistan on December 26, 2014.