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Irfan Qadir appointed SAPM on accountability

ISLAMABAD: The federal government nominated former Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Irfan Qadir as special assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on accountability on Thursday.

The Cabinet Division issued the notification in this regard.

According to the notification, Irfan Qadir would be appointed as a minister of state.

It should be remembered that Irfan Qadir served as Pakistan’s 29th Attorney General from April 2012 to June 2013. In 2009, he also served as a judge on the Lahore High Court.

In 2012, he also served as Secretary of the Ministry of Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs, and he has represented political leaders in major issues before Pakistan’s Supreme Court.

Previously, Pakistan’s Attorney General, Barrister Shehzad Elahi, resigned.

Shehzad Elahi’s resignation came roughly seven weeks after President Arif Alvi confirmed his appointment on February 2.

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