Hafiz Aziz-ur-Rehman is from Pakistan. With a degree from the International Islamic University in Islamabad and a Master’s in International Law from Stockholm University, Aziz recently completed a PhD at the Australian National University’s College of Law with the help of his Australia Award.
Hafiz Aziz-ur-Rehman is an exceptional scholar. By the age of nine he had earned the title of Hafiz.
‘This is a title which is given in the subcontinent to someone who memorises the Holy Quran completely by heart,’ he said.
Aziz was awarded an Australian Development Scholarship, under the Australia Awards, in 2007 to start work on his doctorate.