PTI’s Maleeka Bukhari Honored as World Economic Forum Young Global Leader
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The Parliamentary Secretary for Law and Justice, Barrister Maleeka Bukhari, has been selected as the World Economic Forum Young Global Leader for five years.
The Economic Forum is a dynamic community of more than 1,400 members from 120 nationalities. The leadership’s main aim is to make a positive change in the world through vision, determination, and leadership.
Young leaders have served their communities for fifteen years, launched groundbreaking initiatives, extended access to resources, and have shaken up conventional ways of starting businesses.
Maleeka Bukhari is a Barrister and a Member of the National Assembly from the ruling party, PTI. She is at the forefront of the Government’s law reform plan and part of the legal team outlining the Action Plan for the Women in the Justice system.
Also, the PTI leader is currently drafting various pieces of legislation with Dr. Federal Minister for Law and Justice in Pakistan, Barrister Farogh Naseem.
Maleeka is a Barrister by profession with over ten years of legal experience in the UK and Pakistan. She obtained her LLB Hons in 2007 and was awarded the Helena Kennedy QC Scholarship award for her academic achievements.
Ms. Bukhari completed the Bar Vocational Course and was called to the Bar of England and Wales as a Queen Mother Scholar after that. The Scholarship is awarded by Middle Temple Inns of Court in the UK to twenty students each year to recognize their outstanding academic achievements.
She has currently been working as an Advocate of the High Courts in Pakistan. Her professional legal experience includes representing multinational enterprises, financial organizations, nonprofit institutions, local companies, and government entities.
Maleeka moved from the United Kingdom to use her professional experience to contribute to the development of Pakistan.
Bukhari is the only representative from Pakistan, chosen as a Young Global Leader in the year 2021.
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