Mr. Justice Zahid Kurban Alavi
Mr. Justice Zahid Kurban Alavi was born on 21st August, 1941 at Karachi. Passed Matriculation from St. Patrick's School and Intermediate Examination from St. Patrick's College. Graduate from the University of Sindh; obtained degrees of Bachelors of Law and Masters in International Relations from the University of Sindh; Wrote short stories and articles and got them published in magazines of school and other organizations; Member of the English Speaking Society in St. Patrick's College; Member of the Harvest Magazine published by the English Department, Karachi University; Member of the Behra Youth Organization; Founder of Junior Chamber of Commerce International in Pakistan including Chapter president, National President of Pakistan Senator of JCI Advisor to the World President of JCI; Rotarian, held various positions at club and district Lebel including President of Club and Chairman of various committees of District Level; Member Social Services Co-ordinating council; President, Pakistan American Cultural Centre and Member of the Board since 15 years; Member, Board of Govt., Teachers Resource Centre; member, Board of Govt. Hasani Academy Society; Member, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan; Karachi Bar Association; Member Sindh High Court Bar Association; Member, Karachi co-operative lawyers society; Member, Pak China Friendship Society; Founder Member SAARC LAW and Vice President SAARC LAW Pakistan, Karachi Chapter; Founder of Mobile Blood Donors Group; Member, Managing Committee St. Patrick's Alumni; Founder, Law College Law Conference committee; Member, Dramatic Society of S.M. Law College; Gen. Sec. Department International Relations; Member, Special Committee set up to investigate laws for children by Govt. of Sindh; Managing Trustees and Trustee of 14 Trusts primarily meant for education; Member Board of Governor, Greenwich University. Attended and spoke in Seminars on following topics in Karachi, Pakistan and internationally On laws for young children; Special Law for the Handicapped; On UN & You at Osaka Japan; On growth in organization in Manila philippines; On Pakistan at San Francisco; Spoke on Soak Pits in seven cities of India, sponsored by UNICEF; Have addressed meetings and seminars in Singapore, Bangkok, Colombo, Nepal, London and Gottenburg; Was invited to the Salzburg Conference in Austria. Initiated the concept of Soak Pits in Karachi with the Dutch Advisory Mission and UNICEF. Taught the blind. Founded Home School concept. Started "each one teach one". Given recognition awards in St. Louis, Mo. USA, by US Jaycees; by UNICEF in Calcutta, India; by JCI International in St. Louis, in Manila, in Sweden. By Pakistan Jaycees, by Karachi Jaycees' by Rotary International, by Dist. Governors 327 by Club President of the Singapore Jaycees and by Penang Jaycees. Gold Star Award given to firm of Zahid and Tariq; Only Pakistani to be interviewed by Club of Rome on "Young Leaders of the World"; Recognised by European Community for 20 years of Service for Handicapped; Appeared in who's who is Pakistan in the year 2001. Started Law Practice after graduating in Law in June, 1966.