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ACCC Announces Honorary Board of Directors

February 26th, 2007 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Afghan-Canadian Community Center (ACCC) is proud to recognize the following individuals for their support of women’s education in Kandahar and their honorary membership on the ACCC board of directors.

Dr. Gulam Jelani Hamayoon is the Deputy Governor of Kandahar province. He has extensive experience in government and public affairs. Dr. Hamayoon has presided over seminars and meetings of numerous local, national and international organizations. Between 2003 and 2004, Dr. Hamayoon worked with Constitution Commission Secretariate as a regional coordinator and with Joint Electoral Management Body (JEMB) as a co-regional coordinator in southern region of Afghanistan. He is a respected official of the Afghan government with several years of working and public dealing experience. He has promised his full support to the activities of ACCC.

Ghulam Farooq Ferhamand (the Chief of Staff) is the Chief Administrator of the governor’s office of Kandahar. He has extensive experience in managing administration affairs within the government of Afghanistan. He is also a well-respected official of the Afghan government. Previously, he worked with national and international organizations helping impoverished Afghans both inside Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Hayatullah Rafiki is the Director of Education in Kandahar. He has wide experience in education development programs. He was the president of Kandahar University. He also managed democracy development projects in Kandahar area. Mr. Rafiki enjoys a great deal of respect among the communities of Kandahar.

Rona Tarin is the Women’s Affairs Director. She has a long history of support for women’s rights and has served women’s cause by teaching women in several schools in Kandahar city. She has attended numerous meetings and seminars on women’s development and associated challenges.

Abdul Majid Bobai is the Director of Information and Culture. He supports and promotes cultural activities in Kandahar. He has held and presided over several cultural meetings and seminars and has extensive experience with historical artifacts. Mr. Bobai is a respected member of the Kandahar community.

I hope you will join me in extending our thanks to the board, and their continued support of this project.

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