The Governor of Province shall be the representative of the State in the Province and responsible for the coordination of the fulfillment of the responsibilities of the Province. He/she may delegate in writing some of his/her powers to a member of staff of the Province and stand as a guarantor for the exercise of delegated powers. He/she shall be assisted by the Executive Secretariat while performing his/her daily

duties. The Governor of Province shall be under the authority of the Minister in charge of Local Government.


Responsibilities of the Governor of Province


The Governor of Province shall have the following responsibilities:


1.      to lead the State organs at the Provincial level;

2.      to provide advice to local entities in respect of their functioning;

3.      to advise Districts with respect to the maintenance of the safety of persons and property;

4.      to inform the country’s highest authorities on the state of the Province and anything happening in the Province that warrants their attention;

5.      to convene and chair the meeting of the Security Committee;

6.      to report on the functioning of the Province and its Districts;

7.      to monitor the implementation of the adopted program;

8.      to convene once a year and whenever necessary a consultative meeting bringing together different authorities of public organs or bringing together authorities of public organs and leaders of the public sector based in the Province;

9.       to perform such other tasks within the scope of his/her duties as may be assigned to him/her by his/her superior authorities.