Attorney Generals of Pakistan

The Attorney-General is the chief lawyer of the Pakistan government who serves as a legal adviser to the Federal Government of Pakistan and enjoys rights of audience before the Parliament.

Nominations comes from the Prime Minister’s Secretariat that leads to the appointment confirmed by the President of Pakistan.

The Constitution bars the Attorney-General from private practice until the termination of his or her employment.

The office of Attorney General was established in 1947.

#Attorney GeneralFromToTenureAffiliation
1Muhammad WasimWed, Nov 12, 1947Mon, Feb 06, 19502 Y 2 M 25 DMuslim League
2Fayyaz AliFri, Nov 10, 1950Wed, Apr 08, 19598 Y 4 M 29 DMuslim League
3Chaudhry Nazir Ahmad KhanSat, Jul 25, 1959Thu, Oct 26, 19612 Y 3 M 1 DMilitary Administration
4Tufail Ali Abdul RehmanWed, Nov 08, 1961Sat, Oct 31, 19642 Y 11 M 23 DMilitary Administration
5Sheikh Ghias MuhammadSat, Oct 31, 1964Mon, May 10, 19650 Y 6 M 9 DMilitary Administration
6Syed Sharifuddin PirzadaSat, Apr 09, 1966Wed, Jul 20, 19660 Y 3 M 11 DMilitary Administration
7Sheikh Ghias MuhammadMon, Jul 25, 1966Tue, Aug 06, 19682 Y 0 M 12 DMilitary Administration
8Syed Sharifuddin PirzadaWed, Aug 07, 1968Tue, Dec 21, 19713 Y 4 M 14 DMilitary Administration
9Yahya BakhtiarWed, Dec 22, 1971Tue, Jul 05, 19775 Y 6 M 13 DPakistan People's Party
10Syed Sharifuddin PirzadaThu, Jul 07, 1977Tue, Jan 01, 19857 Y 5 M 25 DMilitary Administration
11Aziz A. Munshi8 January,1985Thu, Oct 30, 19861 Y 9 M 22 DMilitary Administration
12Ali Ahmed FazeelThu, Oct 30, 1986Tue, May 31, 19881 Y 7 M 1 DMilitary Administration
13Aziz A. MunshiTue, May 31, 1988Sat, Dec 03, 19880 Y 6 M 2 DMilitary Administration
14Yahya BakhtiarSat, Dec 03, 1988Mon, Aug 06, 19901 Y 8 M 3 DPakistan People's Party
15Aziz A. MunshiTue, Aug 07, 1990Tue, Jun 22, 19932 Y 10 M 15 DPakistan Muslim League (N)
16Chaudhry Muhammad FarooqSat, Jul 24, 1993Tue, Aug 24, 19930 Y 1 M 0 D
17Muhammad Sardar KhanWed, Aug 25, 1993Mon, Oct 25, 19930 Y 2 M 0 D
18Fakhruddin G. EbrahimMon, Oct 25, 1993Sat, Apr 02, 19940 Y 5 M 8 DPakistan People's Party
19Qazi Muhammad JamilMon, Apr 25, 1994Thu, Oct 17, 19962 Y 5 M 22 DPakistan People's Party
20Iqbal HaiderSat, Oct 19, 1996Thu, Nov 07, 19960 Y 0 M 19 DPakistan People's Party
21Shahzad JehangirMon, Nov 11, 1996Wed, Apr 09, 19970 Y 4 M 29 D
22Chaudhry Muhammad FarooqFri, Apr 11, 1997Fri, Oct 15, 19992 Y 6 M 4 DPakistan Muslim League (N)
23Aziz A. MunshiTue, Nov 02, 1999Mon, Sep 24, 20011 Y 10 M 22 DMilitary Administration
24Makhdoom Ali KhanFri, Sep 21, 2001Wed, Aug 01, 20075 Y 10 M 11 DMilitary Administration
25Malik Mohammad QayyumWed, Aug 01, 2007Tue, Aug 19, 20081 Y 0 M 18 DMilitary Administration
26Latif KhosaThu, Aug 21, 2008Sun, Oct 11, 20091 Y 1 M 20 DPakistan People's Party
27Anwar Mansoor KhanThu, Dec 24, 2009Sun, Apr 04, 20100 Y 3 M 11 DPakistan People's Party
28Maulvi Anwar-ul-HaqWed, Apr 21, 2010Thu, Apr 12, 20121 Y 11 M 22 DPakistan People's Party
29Irfan QadirThu, Apr 12, 2012Fri, Jun 07, 20131 Y 1 M 26 DPakistan People's Party
30Munir A. MalikFri, Jun 07, 2013Tue, Jan 14, 20140 Y 7 M 7 DPakistan Muslim League (N)
31Salman Aslam ButtThu, Jan 16, 2014Mon, Mar 28, 20162 Y 2 M 12 DPakistan Muslim League (N)
32Ashtar Ausaf AliTue, Mar 29, 2016Thu, Jun 21, 20182 Y 2 M 23 DPakistan Muslim League (N)
33Khalid Jawed KhanFri, Jun 22, 2018Fri, Aug 17, 20180 Y 1 M 26 D
34Anwar Mansoor KhanSat, Aug 18, 2018PresentPakistan Tehrik e Insaf


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