AOPNEWS | December 20, 2015
Ghulam Naser Khaze, originally from Herat province, has been appointed as the new provincial governor of Ghor, according to Afghan media reports. Khaze replaces Seema Joyenda who was recently re-appointed as the deputy governor of Kabul.
According to an Associated Press report, Joyenda was re-appointed after intense pressure and threats from conservatives. At the time of her appointed as Ghor’s governor, she became one of just two women provincial governors. The other female governor, Masooma Muradi, heads Daikundi province.