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Anwar Mansoor appointed attorney general once again

ISLAMABAD: The notification of the appointment of a new attorney general (AG) was issued that stipulated Mr. Anwar Mansoor Khan's hiring for the coveted post. Anwar Mansoor will replace Khalid Jawed as the top law officer of the federal government. This is the second time that Anwar Mansoor will serve as the attorney general. Previously, he had been appointed for the post during the Pakistan Peoples Party's government. Mr. Mansoor resigned from the post on April 2, 2010 after reportedly developing differences with the…

Caretaker PM directs AG to appeal verdict on nomination forms in SC

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister retired Justice Nasirul Mulk on Saturday issued directives for the Attorney General of Pakistan office to approach the Supreme Court against the Lahore High Court verdict on the new nomination forms.  The interim premier issued these directives to ensure holding of the upcoming general elections on time. A day earlier, the LHC set aside the new nomination papers, approved by parliament through the Election Act 2017, and directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to start the…

All parties should respect SC’s verdict in Panamagate Case: AGP

ISLAMABAD: Attorney General of Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf Ali has said that every political party should have to accept the verdict of Supreme Court (SC) in the Panamagate Case, ARY News reported. In an interview he said that the apex court has the constitutional right to form a judicial commission on the matter. The attorney general said that the case is pending in the Supreme Court and asked everyone to avoid giving their comments or critical views. "It is upto the apex court whether it prepares the Terms of Reference…