New governor pledges to develop Khost
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The newly appointed governor to southeastern Khost province on Tuesday pledged to protect rights of the people and develop this strategically located province.
Hukam Khan Habibi said this in a gathering arranged in his honor, which was attended by a delegation arrived form capital Kabul, tribal elders, religious scholars and citizen of the province.
“Close coordination among institutions, rule of law, speedy justice, eradication of corruption and stability will be among my priorities,” he noted.
According to Hukam Khan, building peace and stability was sole responsibility of security forces but it was responsibility of civilians to extend all out cooperation to armed forces.
He would address existing problems faced by education sector, which was important for the development of the country.
Provincial Council Chief Amirullah Zraswand urged governor to eliminate corruption and distribute resources on equal basses to all districts.
Gul Nasir Zadran, a tribal elder, said education sector needed more attention and asked the governor to create jobs opportunities for educated youth.
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