PM Imran Khan has decided to appoint PTI leader and known lawyer Naeem Bokhari as Attorney General for Pakistan, Dr. Shahid Masood revealed in his talk show. He will replace Anwar Mansoor Khan as Attorney General.
A meeting was expected between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Naeem Bokhari on Tuesday or on Wednesday to discuss this matter and Naeem Bokhari was likely to be appointed as Attorney General for Pakistan.
However, some sources close to Naeem Bokhari said that he was not interested in his appointment as AGP.
It may be mentioned here that Mansoor Anwar Khan has currently been serving as Attorney General for Pakistan whose appointment was made last year on August 18 and he is a very acclaimed lawyer and is also admired among the legal fraternity for his professionalism.
Naeem Bokhari, on the other hand, is known as a PTI lawyer who played a very important role in legal fight against PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif in Panama Papers case. He also represented Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf in many cases before the superior judiciary. Naeem Bokhari is also known as a famous television figurer as he hosted several programs and made a special place among the audience.
Babar Awan also met PM Imran Khan on Tuesday. This meeting is also important in that context as Babar Awan has expertise over legal matters. He was also Special Advisor to PM on legal matters.