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Hayat appointed as new Helmand governor

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Helmand-new-governerThe governor of central Maidan Wardak province has been reappointed as the governor for southern Helmand province in compliance with a presidential order, an official said on Thursday.

The president decreed the appointment of Hayatullah Hayat as governor of Helmand province after being recommended by the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG).

Hayat replaces Miza Khan Rahimi who had been the governor of Helmand governor for the past one year.

Hayat confirmed his appointment as new Helmand governor to Pajhwok Afghan News and said he hoped Maidan Wardak would also get a new governor to lead the provincial affairs.