Attorney General's Office of Afghanistan

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The Attorney General of Afghanistan is appointed by the President of the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA). The Attorney General is the chief legal advisor of the government and acts of its behalf to bring people to justice.[1]

The mission of the Attorney General's Office (AGO) is to serve all of the people of Afghanistan, without discrimination, by defending the people’s right to safety and security, and ensuring fairness, impartiality, and justice when investigating and prosecuting criminality. AGO also monitors the implementation of laws in order to promote peace and prosperity through the rule of law, and to enhance the quality of life of the Afghan people.

Currently AGO is focusing on its staff capacity building and international community is helping through various projects and programs.[2]

List of Attorneys General of Afghanistan[edit]

Name of Attorney General Assumed Office Left Office
Farid Hamidi Appointed by President Ashraf Ghani in April, 2016
Mohammad Ishaq Aloko Appointed by President Hamid Karzai in August, 2008
Abdul Jabar Sabet Appointed by President Hamid Karzai in May, 2006 August, 2008


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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-11-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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