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Ministers of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Mrs. Husn Banu Ghazanfar

Minister of Women's Affairs

Husn Banu Ghazanfar daughter of Abdul Ghafar was born in Balkh on February 1, 1957 (Dalwa 1336 of the local calendar) she graduated from Sultan Razia High School in Mazar-e-sharif and obtained her BA and Master's degree on Literature and Sociology from Stawarpool Qafqaaz in 1362 (of the local calendar). Right after she obtained her Master's degree she became the scientific cadre of the Literature Faculty of Kabul University.

After two years of service as a lecturer in the literature faculty of Kabul University, she went to Petersburg to obtain her Doctrine on Philology. She obtained her doctrine and returned to the country. In 1382, she was appointed as the Head of the Literature Faculty and was working in this post until she was appointed as the Minister for the Ministry of Women's Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. In addition to the above-mentioned posts, she has worked as a member of the High Council of the Ministry of Higher Education, member of Speranto International Association of Women, member of the International Association of Turk Zabanan and member of the Board of Directors of Hakim Naser Khesro Balkhi Association.

She is fluent in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and Russian and she knows a little Turkish and English. Her scientific articles and essays have been published in the national and international newspapers. She is a poet and writes excellent works of literature. The books she has written are: "The Human Fate," "Predations in the 21st Century," "The Secrets of Beauty and Attraction" and she has translated the book titled "Self Realization."

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