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Noor’s resignation accepted, replaced by Dawood

Noor’s resignation accepted, replaced by Dawood

Dec 18, 2017 - 09:52

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, accepting Atta Mohammad Noor’s resignation, has appointed Mohammad Dawood as new governor of northern Balkh province.

A statement from the Presidential Palace said that Noor had tendered his resignation. A leader of the Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan, he had been appointed as Balkh governor in 2004.

Eng. Mohammad Dawood, who also belongs to the Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan, was borne in 1954 in Balkh.

He completed his primary and high education in Balkh receiving higher oil and gas extraction education in England. He can fluently speak Dari, Pashto, English and Russian.