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Shamim Katawazai appointed as Paktia governor

Shamim Katawazai appointed as Paktia governor

Jun 27, 2017 - 12:11

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Shamim Khan Katawazai has been appointed as new governor of Paktia province in compliance to presidential orders, an official said on Tuesday.

Munira Yousuf, spokesman for the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) said Katawazai’s was referred by them to the president to be appointed as Paktia governor.

Earlier, he worked as presidential advisor in youth affairs; he has master degree level qualification and was experienced individual.

The post of Paktia govenror remained vacant for almost two months after former govenrment Zalmai Wesa was appointed as the govenror of Kandahar province. 



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