|Abdul Karim Khalili|
|Karim Khalili in 2010|
|Second Vice President of Afghanistan|
7 December 2004
|Political party||Hezbe Wahdat|
Abdul Karim Khalili (born 1950) is the current second Vice President of Afghanistan for President Hamid Karzai. Khalili was first Vice President in 2002. He was elected as running mate of Hamid Karzai in 2004. Since 1989 he has been one of the main leaders of the Wahdat political party of Hazara minority.
Khalili was born in Wardak Province and attended a religious school. He participated actively in the Afghan resistance during Soviet Invasion. He also served as Minister of Finance of Afghanistan during the Mujahideen government in the early 1990s.
- http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15331-2004Jul26.html Washingron Post: Vice Presidents in 2004
- http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/world/2001/war_on_terror/after_the_taleban/k_khalili.stm Short biography