Shafique Ahmed

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Shafique Ahmed
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Ahmed in 2010
Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs
In office
6 January 2009 – 21 November 2013[1]
Preceded byA F Hasan Arif
Succeeded byAnisul Huq
Personal details
Born (1937-07-16) 16 July 1937 (age 85)
Comilla District, Bengal Presidency, British India
Political partyBangladesh Awami League
SpouseMahfuza Khanam
Alma mater

Shafique Ahmed (born 16 July 1937) is a Bangladesh Awami League politician.[2] He served as the Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh.[2][3]


Ahmed earned his bachelor's and master's in geography from the University of Dhaka in 1958 and 1959 respectively. He earned his LLB degree from the same university in 1963. He earned his LLM degree from King's College London in 1967.[4] He received his Bar-at-law from Lincoln's Inn in 1967.[5]


Ahmed served as a faculty member at the University of Dhaka from 1969 to 1973.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Ahmed is married to academic and activist Mahfuza Khanam.[6]


  1. ^ "28 ministers out, effectively". Dhaka Tribune. 2013-11-21. Retrieved 2020-04-04.
  2. ^ a b "Profile Of Ministers: Barrister Shafique Ahmed". The Daily Star. 8 January 2009. Archived from the original on 2013-01-26.
  3. ^ "Shafique, Inu contradict over ministers' resignation". The Daily Star. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 2015-11-18.
  4. ^ "Honorable Minister". Law and Justice Division. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  5. ^ a b "Profile Of Ministers". The Daily Star. Archived from the original on 2013-01-26. Retrieved 2018-11-26.
  6. ^ "161 students get Prof Mahfuza Khanam-Barrister Shafique Ahmed stipend". The Daily Star. 2016-10-01. Retrieved 2019-12-10.