Hamid Karzai

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Hamid Karzai
حامد کرزی
GCMG
Karzai at the Munich Conference on Security Policy (2009)
Preses o Afghanistan
Incumbent
Assumed office
22 December 2001
Vice President Karim Khalili
Mohammed Fahim
Precedit bi Burhanuddin Rabbani
Personal details
Born 24 December 1957 (1957-12-24) (age 56)
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Poleetical pairty Independent
Spoose(s) Zeenat Quraishi (1999–present)
Childer Mirwais
Alma mater Himachal Pradesh University
Releegion Islam

Hamid Karzai GCMG (Pashto: حامد کرزی‎, Persian: حامد کرزی Hāmid Karzay; born 24 December 1957) is the 12t an current Preses o Afghanistan, takin office on 22 December 2001. He acame a dominant poleetical figure efter the removal o the Taliban regime in late 2001.[1] During the December 2001 International Conference on Afghanistan in Germany, Karzai wis selectit bi prominent Afghan poleetical figures tae serve a sax-month term as Chairman o the Interim Admeenistration.[2]

He wis then chosen for a twa-year term as Interim Preses during the 2002 loya jirga (grand assembly) that wis held in Kabul, Afghanistan. Efter the 2004 presidential election, Karzai wis declared winner an acame Preses o the Islamic Republic o Afghanistan. He wan a seicont five-year term in the 2009 presidential election.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Profile:Hamid Karzai". United States: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). December 2001. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  2. "Hamid Karzai". Academy of Achievement. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  3. "Karzai declared elected president". BBC News. 2 November 2009. Retrieved 31 January 2010.