Paiker Takes Over as Acting Minister of Newly Merged Urban Development & Land Ministry

Mohammad Jawad Paikar on Sunday took charge as the acting minister of Urban Development and Land Ministry, a day after President Ghani issued separate decrees approving the merger of the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing and Independent Land Directorate. According to a presidential decree issued from the Administrative Office of the President, the merger of the Independent Land Directorate with the Ministry of Urban Development has been approved as per the Article 84 of the Constitution of Afghanistan.

The Administrative Office of the President on Saturday announced that President Ghani has approved the merger of the Independent Land Directorate with the Ministry of Urban Development.

The merger comes in an attempt to enforce the reforms in the administrative sector and prevent any inflation or duplication of work in the parallel administrative directorates.

In a separate decree, President Ghani also approved the appointment of the Independent Land Directorate Mohammad Jawad Paikar as the acting Minister of Urban Development and Land Ministry as per the Clause 11 of the Article 64 of Afghan constitution.

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