Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to appoint Mr Khalid Javed Khan as the new Attorney General. The Law Ministry has been directed to move summary for his appointment today,” said the tweet.
The party also tagged PM Imran’s twitter account in the tweet as well.
The Prime Minister has decided to appoint Mr Khalid Javed Khan as the new Attorney General.The Law Ministry has been directed to move summary for his appointment today @ImranKhanPTI
— PTI (@PTIofficial) February 21, 2020
On Thursday, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan had confirmed that the federal government had decided to appoint Barrister Khalid Javed Khan the new Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) after Anwar Mansoor Khan resigned from the post.
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Anwar Mansoor had resigned from the office after 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.
The SC had on Wednesday directed Khan to produce evidence supporting his comments or submit a written apology about his controversial statement.The statement itself had been expunged from the court record.
“A certain statement was made by the attorney general about the bench and it would be appreciative that the material on the basis that he has made statement be placed before the bench,” the court had noted in its order on the matter.