A ten days training orientation for more than 40 new districts governors, recruited on merit based competition ended with distributing of participation certificates at July 14, 2013. The orientation was conducted by the Independent Directorate of Local Governance with cooperation of Independent Commission of Administrative Reform and Civil Services.
The training session was aimed to familiar the district governors with new duties and rise their capacity for running the governance affairs smoothly.
On the final day of the orientation session, Mr. Abdul Matin Bek, the Deputy Director General for administrative and financial affairs of Independent Directorate of Local Governance addressed the district governors and called theme, representatives of central government in the regions.
He asked the districts governors to carry out their duties with responsibility and honesty. He added that district governors should service the citizens on national spirit and try out to bring the people and government close together.
Due to him, 10 days orientation is not enough and IDLG will consider a long term training workshops for districts governors in the future.
Deputy Director General emphasized on coordination and perfect working environment among the districts and provincial governors. It is to state that a total of 86 candidates were shortlisted to compete for 51 District Governor Positions from 14 provinces on 22 June and more than 40 were succeeded.
Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) has already recruited 191 district governors through meritocracy so far.