Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

07/04/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/04/2019 04:56

President Ghani meets Kandahar district governors

President Ashraf Ghani met today morning with district governors in Kandahar and addressed their wants and recommendations.

They shared their collective wants and recommendations in various areas including proceeding the official process of establishment of Dand and Takhta Pol districts, security measures for district governors, increments, providing vehicles and equipment for their bodyguards, increase in Haj quota and allocating budget for districts.

The president said positions of district governors and police chiefs that have been undermined during the conflicts should be reestablished and revived.

President lauded the governors' efforts and said establishment of High Council of District Governors would enable them to address a large part of their challenges fundamentally.

President Ghani pledged to put measures in place regarding Dand and Takhta Pol districts upon completion of assessments and fulfillment of needed criteria by the districts.