Pakistan's attorney general resigns, successor appointed 2008-08-20 23:47:01   Print

    ISLAMABAD, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- The attorney general of Pakistan Malik Abdul Qayyum has submitted his resignation here on Wednesday, private Geo TV channel reported.

    Latif Khosa, a senator belonging to Pakistan People's Party, has been appointed as the new attorney general, said the Geo report.

    Malik Qayyum is a former judge and was appointed by then-President Pervez Musharraf as attorney general in August last year.

    The attorney general is the chief legal advisor of the Pakistani government.

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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