Islamabad, June 21 (TNS): Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has accepted the resignation of Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali.
The Acting President has appointed Khalid Javed as new Attorney General of Pakistan.
Earlier, Ashtar Ausaf stepped down from his post on Wednesday.
Ausaf was appointed attorney general of Pakistan on March 29, 2016.
The resignation by the attorney general comes hours after the caretaker Punjab government removed Asma Hamid from the post of advocate general of the province.