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  • Govt decides to appoint Khalid Jawed Khan as new attorney general

    Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan File Photo Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan

    Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan, said on Thursday that the federal government has decided to appoint Khalid Jawed Khan as new attorney general.

    Firdous Ashiq Awan, in her Twitter message on Thursday night, revealed the decision of the federal government for AG’s appointment after the position went vacant post-resignation of Anwar Mansoor Khan.

    The assistant said the supremacy of the Constitution and rulership of law are the top priorities of Prime Minister Imran Khan. She added that the government respects all constitutional institutions and it is important to maintain its respect and honour.

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    The federal government has decided to appoint Barrister Khalid Javed Khan the new Attorney General for Pakistan after Anwar Mansoor Khan resigned earlier on Thursday.

    The Pakistan Bar Council had demanded his resignation over some comments he made regarding Supreme Court judges, for which he had been reprimanded by the court as well.

     

     

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