New Governors Appointed in 17 Provinces in Afghanistan

Afghanistan: The Islamic Emirate in its latest move has appointed 43 new people to government positions as governors, deputy governors and police chiefs in various provinces.

The new appointments included 17 new provincial governors, 15 deputy provincial governors, 10 provincial police chiefs, and one security chief for Herat’s five districts of Shindand area.

Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, said the new appointments have been made based a decree from Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada, the leader of the Taliban.

Based on a statement released on Monday evening, the new governors have been appointed for the provinces of Badakhshan, Paktia, Kabul, Kunduz, Baghlan, Logar, Paktika, Bamyan, Uruzgan, Farah, Sare Pul, Jawzjan, Faryab, Maidan Wardak, Zabul, Nimroz and Ghazni.

The deputy provincial governors have been appointed for the provinces of Kabul, Baghlan, Kunduz, Logar, Laghman, Balkh, Farah, Sare Pul, Jawzjan, Maidan Wardak, Zabul, Samangan, Ghazni, Kunar and Daikundi.

The provincial police chiefs have been appointed for the provinces of Kabul, Kunduz, Baghlan, Logar, Balkh, Takhar, Farah, Faryab, Ghor, Kunar, and one person has been appointed as a security chief for the five districts of Herat’s Shindand area.

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