Latif Khosa Appointed PMs IT Advisor

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has appointed Sardar Muhammad Latif Khan Khosa as his Advisor on Information Technology. APP says that Mr. Latif Khosa has been given the status of a federal minister, citing Cabinet Division’s  notification.

Sardar Muhammad Latif Khosa is a Pakistani senator and advocate, and the previous Attorney General of Pakistan. He was appointed the Attorney General on 19 August, 2008. He co-authored an electoral fraud report with former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto shortly before her assassination in December 2007. Khosa was one of Bhutto’s top aides.

Senator Khosa appeared before the acting Chief Justice Javaid Iqbal in a hearing over the handling of the Iftikhar Chaudry sacking issue. Khosa claimed to be working to have the ex-Chief Jusice reinstated.

Latif Khosa has been recently removed form the office of Attorney General of Pakistan on October 10th 2009 due to allegations and now working as Advisor of Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gilani.