Muhammad Raza Khan is a former Federal Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights and a retired Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court. He was born in District Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 8 August 1946.
Justice Raza is a career Judicial Officer and served on high profile positions like Member, Federal Service Tribunal, Joint Secretary Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights. In 2004, he was elevated as Judge, Peshawar High Court. During service he was appointed as Federal Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights and in 2008 he was elevated and sworn in as the Chief Justice, Peshawar High Court.
He served as Constitutional Expert at Parliament of Pakistan (18th Amendment Implementation Commission). He also worked as Senior Advisor at the office of Federal Ombudsman. In 2012, he assumed office, for the second time, as Federal Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights and in 2013 he was appointed as Special Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights. In April 2016, As the Law Secretary, Mr.Raza, was also holding portfolio of Member, Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan. In 2016, appointed the charge as Member, Council of Islamic Ideology which position he is still holding.
During service and after retirement, Mr. Raza Khan has been actively involved with teaching, be it in the shape of delivering lectures to Law students of different Colleges or imparting training to members of the district judiciary. To this end, he has been a regular member of the faculty of Punjab Law College , Federal Judicial Academy and National Institute of Management.
Mr. Raza was invited to deliver extension lecture on Judicial Ethics to the 3rd batch of Probationer Civil Judges here at the Academy. The Participants took keen interest and asked many questions while Mr. Raza explained the queries in humble way and shared immense knowledge and experience. DG KPJA and Dean Faculty thanked the learned resource person for sparing his precious time.