ISLAMABAD  - Justice Khilji Arif Hussain will lay down his robe on upcoming April 12 after attaining the age of superannuation.

Justice Khilji sat with former Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in the bench that passed judgements on many important cases including 18th amendment, national reconciliation order (NRO), dual nationality, media commission and Islamabad High Court judges' appointment.

He was enrolled as an advocate of high court on June 20, 1978 and as an advocate of Supreme Court in 1993. He was elevated as judge of the Supreme Court on 05.09.2009. He was elected as joint secretary high court bar association Karachi in 1984-85 and secretary from 1987-89, 1992-93 and 1993-94. He remained member of Pakistan Bar Council for the term 1995-2000. Justice Khilji was also elected as chairman executive committee of Pakistan Bar Council in the year 1997.