Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan has submitted a written apology note in the Supreme Court (SC) over his controversial statement.
In the apology letter, Anwar Mansoor said that he has the highest regard and respect for the judiciary and that he cannot think of causing any adverse comment as to the honor, honesty and integrity of the apex court.
I withdraw my statement made on February 18, 2020 and unconditionally apologize for having made the same, he added.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan announced that the government has decided to appoint barrister Khalid Jawed Khan as new Attorney General of Pakistan.
In a tweet, the special assistant said supremacy of the Constitution and law is the top priority of PM Imran Khan, adding that the government respects all the constitutional institutions.