Young Lawyer Mansoor Usman Awan declines to become AGP

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Young lawyer from Lahore Mansoor Usman Awan has declined to become the attorney general of Pakistan (AGP), on Thursday.

According to sources, Mansoor Usman Awan cited personal reasons for his decision of not accepting the post.

Despite approval from the president, Mansoor Awan’s appointment notification had not yet been issued. After the resignation of Ashtar Ausaf, the president had given his assent to Mansoor Awan’s summary for AGP post on December 24.

The federal government has now started reviewing new names for the AGP slot.

It may be mentioned here that the Supreme Court had sought a report from the Law Ministry regarding appointment of the new attorney general.