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Ashtar Ausaf resigns from the post of attorney general

ISLAMABAD: Attorney General of Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf has tendered the resignation from his post, ARY News reported. According to details, Ausaf forwarded his resignation to the president. "It is an honour for me to have served Pakistan as attorney general," he said. Ausaf was appointed for the post of attorney general of Pakistan on March 29, 2016. The decision of resignation by the attorney general surfaced few hours following the dismissal of Asma Hamid from the post of advocate general of the province by the…

First-ever woman AG removed from post

LAHORE: Asma Hamid, who was appointed as Advocate General of Punjab by former Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif in closing days of his government’s five-year term, was removed from the post on Wednesday. Additional advocate general Shan Gul has been given charge of the office of AG as a stop-gap arrangement. Earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had taken notice of the appointment of Ms Hamid and sought an explanation from the provincial government in this regard. It summoned the Punjab chief secretary to…

ECP takes notice of Asma Hamid’s appointment as AG Punjab

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday took notice of the appointment of Additional Advocate General Asma Hamid as Advocate General of Punjab and sought an explanation from the provincial government in this regard.  The ECP has summoned the Punjab chief secretary to explain as to why the appointment was made despite its ban on recruitment ahead of general elections. The commission directed the provincial government to ensure implementation of its ban in letter and spirit. On Sunday…

Asma Hamid’s appointment as AG Punjab pre-poll rigging: PTI

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday termed Additional Advocate General Asma Hamid’s appointment as advocate general of Punjab pre-poll rigging, ARY News reported. On Sunday evening, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif reportedly approved a summary with regard to the appointment of Ms Hamid as first-ever woman AGP. The appointment came just days before the PML-N government completes its five-year tenure on May 31. In a letter written to the Chief Election Commissioner and nominated Punjab caretaker…