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Governors, security chiefs appointed in major reshuffle

Governors, security chiefs appointed in major reshuffle

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4 May 2023 - 16:43
Governors, security chiefs appointed in major reshuffle
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4 May 2023 - 16:43

KABUL (Pajhwok): New governors and security chiefs have been appointed in a major security and administrative apparatus reshuffle in compliance with a decree from the Islamic Emirate’s leadership.

Zabihullah Mujahid, the Islamic Emirate spokesman, wrote on his Twitter page that the appointments and reshuffle were carried out in compliance with order of the leadership.

He said Mullah Mohammad Ali Hanafi, former official of the Ministry of Defence, has been appointed as the governor of Kandahar, Qari Mohammad Ayub Khalid Haqqani, former chief of the 207th Al Farooq military corps, appointed as the governor of Kunar province.

He added Sheikh Bashir Ahmad Haqqani, former deputy governor of Maidan Wardak, has be named as the governor of Nuristan province, Qari Gul Haidar Shafiq, former deputy governor of Ghazni as governor for Jawzjan province.

Maulvi Abdul Rahman Haqqani, former deputy minister of borders and tribes, has been appointed as the governor of Baghlan and Mualvi Rahimullah Mahmood, former police chief of Kandahar, appointed as the deputy governor for Ghazni province.

Maulvi Ahmad Taha, former governor of Kunar, has been appointed as deputy minister of borders and tribal affairs, and Maulvi Samiullah Hizbullah, ex-governor of Baghlan, named as a police chief for Kandahar.

Mullah Rahmatullah Mohammad, former chief of 203rdMansori military corps, has been appointed as chief for 209th Al Fatha military corps, Maulvi Nasrullah Mateh as the chief for 207th Al Farooq military corps.

Qari Mohammad Ismail Rasikh, former governor of Jawzjan, has been appointed as chief for Mansori military corps, while former governor of Panjsher, Maulvi Mohammad Mohsen Hashimi, has been appointed as the head of Supreme Audit Institution.

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