(27 May, 2022 to Present)
Justice Wazir Shakeel Ahmed hails from district Kharmang , having a political and judicial family background. His father Wazir Farman Ali (Rtd) Joint Secretary, after getting his LL.B. from Punjab University Lahore in the year 1955, was the first Public Prosecutor of the then Northern Areas who afterwards was appointed as Civil Judge Northern Areas in the early 1970s. At that time no post further to that of Civil Judge existed in the whole of the then Northern Areas. Wazir Shakeel Ahmed was born on 1.10.1961 at Skardu, after passing his matriculation examination from Government High School Khaplu he was shifted to Islamabad where he got his intermediate and bachelor degrees from FG Degree College, H-8 Islamabad in the year 1978 and 80 respectively. He got his LL.B. degree from Khayber Law College in the year 1983. He started his practice in the year 1984 from District Courts Skardu. Contested the District Council Election in the year 1987 and became Chairman District Council Baltistan from 1987 to 1991. During the long 22 years of continuous practice he represented District Bar Skardu as President and General Secretary for numbers of tenures. During legal practice Mr. Wazir Shakeel Ahmed represented Ministry of Defence and Agha Khan Rural Support Program for more than a decade as Senior Counsel. He was elevated as Member of Chief Court on 22 August 2013.
Justice Wazir Shakil Ahmed has been appointed as Judge of the Supreme Appellate Court on 31 January,2020 and he took his oath on 1 February,2020.
Justice Wazir Shakil Ahmed has been appointed as Acting Chief Judge of the Supreme Appellate Court on 27 May, 2022