Fidai takes office as new Logar governor
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Mohammad Halim Fidai on Tuesday took office as the governor of central Logar province with pledges to ensure good governance and real service to the people.
Fidai was introduced to the people of Logar as the new governor by Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) deputy head Farid Mamozai at a ceremony in Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital.
Soon after his inauguration in late September, President Ashraf Ghani issued a decree that declared all governors as acting officials.
The introduction ceremony for Fidai was attended by parliamentarians, provincial council members, religious scholars, IDLG officials and common people.
In his address, Fidai said he would work to strengthen cooperation among departments, the people and political leaders and attract aid for the province as his priorities.
The new governor said he would not make a special promise with the people of Logar, but he had a strong will to work for the development of Logar.
“My first priorities will be good leadership, good governance and doing a real service to the people,” said the former governor of central Maidan Wardak province. He urged the people their cooperation would help him resolve problems.
Speaking on the occasion, Meshrano Jirga’s second vice-chairman Mohammad Asif Siddique called Fidai’s appointment as Logar governor an appropriate move.
Wolesi Jirga member from Logar Mohammad Akbar Stanikzai said the people wanted security and jobs and the government should meet their demands.
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