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Honourable Irfan Sabir – MLA for Calgary-McCall

Father
in Heaven we ask You to bless Honourable Mr. Irfan Sabir as he serves in our
Premiers’ cabinet as Minister of Human Resources.  We are grateful for the experience he brings
to the position he holds and for past achievements.  We pray Lord, that You would direct his
thoughts and plans as he works with colleagues and the people of the
constituency of busy Calgary – McCall. 
Refresh him with new strength as he carries out his role.  Amen.

Minister of Community and Social Services

Irfan Sabir was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta,
representing the constituency of Calgary-McCall, on May 5, 2015. Since May 24,
2015 he had served as Minister of Human Services, and on January 19, 2017 he
was sworn in as Minister of Community and Social Services.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, he practised in
aboriginal law at a national law firm in Calgary beginning in 2012. Previous to
this, he worked as a research assistant with the Faculty of Law at the
University of Calgary (U of C).

He also worked with the Salvation Army for five years and worked
as a real estate agent with the Calgary Real Estate Board between 2006 and
2007.

In addition, Mr. Sabir has volunteered with Calgary Legal
Guidance and Canadian Red Cross.

In addition to holding a juris doctor degree from the U of C, he
has a degree in social work from the U of C and a degree in economics from the
University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.

Born in Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, he has called Calgary
home since 2004.