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Ministers of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

The Cabinet

The present cabinet of Afghanistan consists of 16 ministers who were appointed by President Karzai and introduced to the House of People (Wolesi Jirga) on December 19, 2009.

Vice Presidents

First Vice President: H.E. Mohammad Qasim FAHIM
Second Vice President: H.E.Mohammad Karim KHALILI

The following ministers were approved by the Afghan parliament:

Minister of Foreign Affairs: Dr. Zalmai Rassoul (Website)
Minister of National Defense: General Abdul Rahim Wardak (Website)

Minister of Interior: General Bismillahkhan Mohammadi
Minister of Finance: Dr. Omar Zakhilwal (Website)

Minister of Commerce and Industry: Anwar- Ul-Haq Ahadi (Website)
Minister of Justice: Habibullah Ghaleb (Website)
Minister of Education: Ghulam Farooq Wardak (Website)

Minister of Economy and Manpower: Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal

Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development: Jarullah Mansoori

Minister of Work and Social Affairs, Martyrs & Disabled: Amena Afzali

Minister of Counter Narcotics: Zarar Ahmad Moqbel

Minister for Information, Culture and Tourism: Sayed Makhdum Rahin

Minister of Mines: Wahidullah Shahrani (Website)

Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and and Livestock: Muhammad Asif Rahimi (Website)

Minister of Haj and Islamic Affairs: Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Neyazi

Not approved yet:

Minister of Higher Education: Sarwar Danesh (Website)
Minister of Public Welfare: Sohrab Ali Saffary
Minister of Public Health: Dr. Suraya Dalil (Website)
Minister of Borders & Tribal Affairs: Arsala Jamal
Minister of Urban Development: Sultan Hussain
Minister of Refugees: Eng. Abdul Rahim
Minister of Women's Affairs: Mrs. Hassan Bano Ghazanfar (Website)
Minister for Transport and Civil Aviation: Mohammadulla Batash (Website)

No names were submitted forMinister of Energy and Water and Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology(Website).


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