Abu Saleh Sk. Md. Zahirul Haque was born on 08.08.1958 in Sirajganj, Bangladesh. He obtained his LL.B.(Hons) in 1982 from the University of Rajshahi. He joined Bangladesh Judicial Service as the Munsif (Assistant Judge) on 16.08.1984. Serving in Bangladesh Judicial Service in different tiers, he was promoted as the District and Sessions Judge on 17.10.2011. He also served in different important tiers in the Law and Justice Division of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs. He has been discharging his duties as the Secretary of that Division from 14.06.2012. Mr. Haque completed training on Human Rights from Philippine in 1999. He further received Participation Diploma Degree in Human Rights and Environmental Law in 2000 from the American University, Washington, USA. He attended various training courses and study tours in home and abroad.