Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada, Pakistani lawyer and politician, Died at 93

  Law, Politician

Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada was born on June 12, 1923 and died on June 2, 2017.

He was a noted Pakistani lawyer.

He served as a senior advocate at the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Pirzada was the prime advisor to General Pervez Musharraf against maintaining the status quo regarding the 1973 constitutional oath given to the judges prior to the general’s coup d’état.

Pirzada advised Musharraf who then later included Aziz Munshi as a law minister to seek the consent of the Chief Justice Saeeduzzaman Siddiqui for the legitimacy of his rule.

Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada passed away 93 years old.