The government has appointed the deputy administrative and finance chief of Kabul Municipality as the acting Mayor of the capital.
Sources privy of the development within Kabul Municipality confirm that Shoaib Rahim, the deputy administrative and finance chief of Kabul Municipality, has been appointed as acting Mayor based on a Presidential decree.
The Office of the President, ARG Palace, has not commented regarding the appointment of Mr. Rahim as acting Mayor of Kabul so far.
This comes as former acting Mayor of Kabul Abdullah Habibzai announced his resignation almost a month but did not elaborate further regarding the circumstances surrounding his resignation.
However, reports had emerged earlier suggesting that Mr. Habibzai has sacked from his position by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.
Source The Khaama Press