Attorney General Anwar Mansoor submits resignation, President Arif Alvi to consider it

Anwar Mansoor Khan

ISLAMABAD: Attorney General of Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan on Thursday resigned from his post citing demand of the same from Pakistan Bar Council as the reason behind the decision.

Anwar Mansoor Khan talking to reporters confirmed that he has resigned and submitted his resignation to President Arif Alvi.

“I note with profound regret that the Pakistan Bar Council, of which I am the chairman, has demanded through its press release dated 19th of February 2020 that I resign forthwith from the Office of the Attorney General of Pakistan,” the resignation letter.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability, Mirza Shehzad Akbar, however, said that Anwar Mansoor did not resign wilfully but was asked to do the same by the government.


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