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New governors named for Badghis, Daikundi

New governors named for Badghis, Daikundi

May 05, 2013 - 14:36

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): New governors for northwestern Badghis and central Daikundi provinces have been appointed in compliance with President Hamid Karzai’s decree, his office said on Sunday.

Ahmadullah Alizai, a former deputy governor of Kabul, has been named as Badghis governor on the recommendation of the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG).

A statement from the Office of Administrative Affairs said Alizai was an experienced and talented man, who replaced Tahir Sabari.

Similarly, Abdul Haq Shafaq has been named as Daikundi governor, replacing Qurban Ali Uruzgani. Shafaq has served as governor of Takhar, Faryab and Samangan provinces.

According to the statement, the former Badghis governor has been named as advisor to the president on tribal affairs.






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