Govt Deliberates On Four New Names For AGP


The government is within the search of the right candidate for filling the seat of the Attorney General for Pakistan.

ISLAMABAD: (Urdu Point/UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-Feb 20, 2020) The federal is deliberating on new Names for filling the post of Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) as four names have emerged so for, the sources say.

The federal, they say, picked up few names from the lawyers’ community and contacted them individually for his or her appointment because of the top lawman of the country.

The sources say that Makhdoom Ali Khan, Naeem Bokhari, Barrister Ali Zafar, and Ahmad Jamal Sukhera are the lawyers whose names are into account. The sources, however, said that two lawyers refused to simply accept the govt ’s offer while Barrister Ali Zafar sought time from the government to deliberate thereon.

Earlier within the day, Anwar Mansoor Khan resigned from his office on the desire of Pakistan Bar Council after he said within the top court on Wednesday that judges of the highest court also helped him in writing rejoinder in the reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa. His statement created waves across the legal and political fraternities.

The law minister said that the govt had nothing to try to to with the statement made by AGP Anwar Mansoor Khan.

“Anwar Mansoor Khan didn’t resign by his own rather he was forced to try to so,” said Faroogh Naseem, adding that they respected the judiciary.

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