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  President
INCUMBENT
  PartyIndependent
NameAshraf Ghani Ahmadzai
Won09/28/2019
Votes923,592 (50.64%)
Margin202,751 (+11.12%)
Term04/01/2020 - 01/01/2025
Cabinet
  Attorney General  Farid Hamidi 0 16 +100.00%
  Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation and Livestock  Nasir Ahmad Durrani 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Borders and Tribal Affairs  Shafiq Gul Agha Sherzai 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Civil Aviation and Transport  Mohammad Hamid Tahmasi 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Commerce and Industries  Ajmal Ahmady 0 19 +100.00%
  Ministry of Counter-narcotics  Salamat Azimi 0 15 +100.00%
  Ministry of Economy  Mustafa Mastour 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Education  Rangina Hamidi 0 20 +100.00%
  Ministry of Energy and Water  Mohammad Gul Kholmi 0 18 +100.00%
  Ministry of Finance  Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal 0 20 +100.00%
  Ministry of Foreign Affairs  Mohammad Hanif Atmar 0 20 +100.00%
 Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs   
  Ministry of Higher Education  Najibullah Khwaja Omari 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Information and Culture  Mohammad Tahir Zohair 0 20 +100.00%
  Ministry of Interior  Masoud Andrabi 0 19 +100.00%
  Ministry of Justice  Abdul Basir Anwar 0 15 +100.00%
  Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled  Faizallah Zaki 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Mines and Petroleum  Mohammad Haroon Chakhansur 0 20 +100.00%
  Ministry of National Defence  Asadullah Khalid 0 18 +100.00%
  Ministry of Public Health  Firozuddin Feroz 0 15 +100.00%
  Ministry of Public Works  Yama Yari 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations  Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development  Mujib Rahman Karimi 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology  Shahzad Gul Aryubi 0 17 +100.00%
  Ministry of Urban Development and Housing  Mohammad Jawad Peikar 0 18 +100.00%
  Ministry of Women Affairs  Delbar Nazari 0 15 +100.00%
 National Security Advisor   
High Council for National Reconciliation
  Chairman  Abdullah Abdullah 0 20 +100.00%
Vice President
  First Vice President  Amrullah Saleh 0 20 +100.00%
  Second Vice President  Sarwar Danish 1 14 +12.89%


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Parents > Afghanistan  
Websitehttps://president.gov.af/en/
Alternate NamesPresident of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; د افغانستان د اسلامي جمهوریت رئیس;
Established July 17, 1973
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedBojicat January 25, 2020 12:42pm
Description The President is commander-in-chief of the Afghan armed forces, head of government and the nation's head of state. The President also appoints and chairs the Cabinet, which is approved by the House of the People (Wolesi Jirga), the lower house of parliament.

The Cabinet is one of the three branches of the Afghani government as set forth in Afghanistan's Constitution. Members of the Cabinet include the First and Second Vice-Presidents and officials from the Chief Executive Department. The President reserves the right to add members of other government institutions to the Cabinet, including Supreme Court judges.

The President is directly elected and serves a five year term, maximum two terms.

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Jan 16, 2010 08:30am News Afghan lawmakers reject most of Karzai's Cabinet picks  Article RMF 
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