33 new police officers assume charge in Herat
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): More than 30 new security officials, who were appointed recently in compliance with a presidential decree, took charge in western Herat province on Friday.
During a visit to the province a month back, President Ashraf Ghani had sacked 30 security officials. Replacing them, 33 new officers began work today, an official said.
Police spokesman Col. Abdur Rauf Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News the appointments had been recommended by the Ministry of Interior and approved by the president.
The new officers include 15 district police chiefs, while 18 have been tasked with manning checkpoints and other places in the provincial capital.
Speaking at an introduction ceremony here, the officials promised to work with a sense of commitment and serve the masses to the best of their ability.
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