Khalid Jawed Khan notified as new attorney general of Pakistan

Khalid Jawed Khan notified

Khalid Jawed Khan notified as new attorney general of Pakistan despite intra-government differences over his appointment.

Federal government has issued notification of his appointment today.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said tat government has decided to appoint Khalid Jawed Khan as the new Attorney General.

Khalid Jawed Khan notified

But a private news channel reported that Federal Minister for Law has expressed reservations over this decision.

However, Awan said that government has decided it.

In a tweet, she said supremacy of constitution and rule of law is the top priority of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The Special Assistant said we respect all constitutional institutions.

She further said their respect and dignity remains supreme for us (government).

Meanwhile, federal cabinet remains divided whether to appoint Khalid Javed Khan as new AG or not.


Anwar Mansoor Khan resigned as AG

Yesterday, Anwar Mansoor Khan tendered resignation as Attorney General of Pakistan but he and government gave different reasons for resignation.

Anwar Mansoor cited Pakistan Bar Council’s demand in a press release yesterday that he should quit.
But Minister for Law and Justice Farogh Nasim said that government had asked him to quit as AGP.

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