===== Senator M. Anwer Khan Durrani Position: Senator Gender: Male Province: Balochistan
Muhammad Anwar Khan Durrani (Died in 2008)son of Abdul Wadood Khan Durrani has been very active in politics during his entire life. He was also a famous lawyer and was an active associates of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti. Muhammad Anwar Durrani had also been Senator in Pakistan. Details: A law professional and a senior political Mr. Muhammad Anwar Khan Durrani was born in Quetta on 26 December 1946. He was educated at the local academic institutions and got his Master’s degree in Economic and also Bachelor’s degree in Law and Jurisprudence from the Balochistan University. Thereafter, he joined the SM Law College University of Karachi and got a Master’s degree to get specialization in field of law.
His interest in the legal profession and jurisprudence led Mr. Durrani to study federalism at the Temple University of the United States in Philadelphia and was also recognized as Correspondent of the Centre for the study of Federalism, in 1991.
Mr. Anwar Khan Durrani is an advocate of the High Courts and the Supreme Court of Pakistan and was appointed as the Advocate on Record of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Mr. Muhammad Anwar Khan Durrani has been the Vice President of the Balochistan Bar Association in 1980, the President of the Bar in 1992 and the Secretary General of the Balochistan Bar Association in 1989.
Mr. Anwar Khan Durrani came into active politics by joining Tehrik-e-Istiqal Balochistan in 1972. However, he left the Tehrik-e-Istiqlal in 1986 and joined the Pakistan Muslim League (N). Presently, he is a Member of the Central Committee of the Jamhoori Watan Party. He is the former Secretary General of JWP and has also been advisor to the Chief Ministry Balochistan on Law and Information.
Mr. Anwar Khan Durrani has a meritorious record to his credit when he fought a legal battle for the restoration of the Balochistan Assembly which was dissolved in 1988. He contested his case at the Balochistan High Court and then at the Supreme Court of Pakistan and consequently the Assembly was restored by the High Court.
Mr. Anwar Khan Durrani was elected as a Member of the Senate in March, 1997 for a period of six years. He is a Member of the Senate Standing Committees on Cabinet, Establishment, Planning and Development and Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and also that of the Functional Committee on Government Assurance.
Shaheed Abdul Wahid Khan Durrani (Senior Civil Judge)' son of Abdul Latif Khan Durrani. Senior Civil Judge Abdul Wahid Durrani was Senator M. Anwer Khan Durrani's nephew. He also delivered remarkably during his career, however, he embraced Shahadat as a result of bomb blast in February 2007.
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