President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has appointed Mahmood Karzai as the new acting minister of Urban Development and Land.

The Office of the President has announced that President Ghani has issued two separate decrees, appointing Karzai as the acting minister of Urban Development and Land and the minister-designate for the same ministry.

President Ghani has also asked the State Ministry in Parliamentary Affairs to take immediate actions to introduce Mr. Karzai to the Lower House of the Parliament where he could obtain vote of confidence from the lawmakers.

Ahmad Jawad Paikar was previously serving the acting minister of Urban Development Land.

President Ghani on Sunday issued two separate decrees confirming Ahmad Jawad Osmani as acting minister of public health and the new minister-designate for the ministry.

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