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Five new provinces may appear in Afghanistan

12.02.2019 137 просмотров

Large counties and districts can acquire a new status, TOLOnews TV channel reports.

"This plan is subject to discussion with the presidential palace, but the districts have not yet been determined," Said Shah, head of the press department of the Independent Local Government Directorate, said.

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However, unofficial sources say that Shinwar and Jagor counties may become provinces , Farah and Shindand, as well as the Pamir region. The new status will allow the territorial units to gain greater independence and expand the possibilities of local self-government.

Previously, a similar transformation occurred in 2004 under President Hamid Karzai. Then panjshir county received the status of a province.

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