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The Municipality of Kabul has appointed women as deputies in eleven various district municipalities of the capital.

Abdul Jalil Sultani, a spokesperson for the Municipality of Kabul said the eleven women have qualified to be appointed as deputies after passing an open contest which was organized by the Independent Directorate of Administrative Reforms and Civil Services.

He said the main purpose of appointing women as deputies in the district municipalities of the capital is to ensure further role and contribution of women in the municipality of the capital.

According to Kabul Municipality, Wahida Samadi has been appointed as deputy municipal chief for the first district of the city. She is a graduate of the faculty of psychology and has completed courses in the fields of management and administration in the United States.

Mursal Mahan has been appointed as deputy municipal chief of the 2nd district of the city. She has completed her Bachelors and Masters degree in the reputable higher education institutions of Kabul.

Muzhgan Hajizada has been appointed as deputy municipal chief of the 11th district of Kabul. She has completed her higher education in the field of administration and management from the faculty of economy and has work experience in various organizations including UN Habitat.

Similarly, Eng. Habiba Sadeqi has been appointed as deputy municipal chief for the 6th district of the city. She has obtained her Masters degree in the field of renewable energy from India and Bachelors degree in Polytechnic University of Kabul.

According to Kabul Municipality, Fahima Behzad has been appointed as deputy municipal chief of the 17th district of the city. She has completed her higher education in the field of religious studies in Kabul University.

Husnia Haseen has been appointed as the deputy municipal chief for the 5th district of the city. She is a graduate of medical faculty and has obtained her Master’s degree from India. Ms. Haseen has also worked with various organizations including UNHCR, SDO, SDE ACTD, MCL.

Razia Arefi has been appointed as deputy municipal chief for the 13th district of the city. She has obtained her Bachelor’s degree in the field of economy from Kardan University in Kabul.

Sweeta Naseri has been appointed as deputy municipal chief for the 9th district of the city. She is a graduate of the faculty of administration and diplomacy and has obtained Masters degree from Bakhtar University in administration and business.

Massouda Ferdaws, a graduate of Kabul University in the field of Visual Arts, has been appointed as deputy municipal chief of the 8th district.

Nazifa Orya Khel has been appointed as deputy municipal chief of the 12th district of the city. She has completed her higher education in the field of economy from Maryam University and has worked with various international organizations including JICA, UN Habitat, and IRC.

The Kabul Municipality also added that Nasima Hamidi has been appointed as deputy municipal chief for the 16th district of the city.