Advocate SCP Now New Advocate General Punjab
LAHORE: Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan Shakil-ur-Rehman Khan has been appointed as the Advocate General Punjab with immediate effect.
The Punjab Government has issued a notification in this regard, said a press release issued here on Monday.
The government’s failure in appointing a suitable person on the post of Advocate General Punjab was also challenged in the high court last week.
A lawyer petition Noshab A Khan had filed the petition that since Jan 22, 2016, the seat was lying vacant. Seeking the court’s orders for immediate appointment, he submitted that the Advocate General was a constitutional post, and it could not be held vacant for more than a month.
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