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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
ګلبدين حكمتيار
Hekmatyar in 2019
Prime Minister of Afghanistan
In office
26 June 1996 – 11 August 1997
PresidentBurhanuddin Rabbani
Preceded byAhmad Shah Ahmadzai (acting)
Succeeded byAbdul Rahim Ghafoorzai
In office
17 June 1993 – 28 June 1994
PresidentBurhanuddin Rabbani
Preceded byAbdul Sabur Farid Kohistani (1992)
Succeeded byArsala Rahmani Daulat (acting)
Personal details
Born (1949-08-01) 1 August 1949 (age 74)[1]
Imam Sahib District, Afghanistan
Political partyHezb-e Islami Gulbuddin
Alma materKabul University
Allegiance Hezbi Islami (1975–1977)
Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin (1977–2016)
Years of service1975–present (until 2016 as a Resistance Leader)
Battles/warsSoviet–Afghan War
Afghan Civil War
War in Afghanistan (2001–2014)

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (Pashto: ګلبدين حكمتيار; born 1 August 1949)[2] is an Afghan politician. He was a mujahideen leader. He is the founder and current leader of the Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin political party.[3] He was the Prime Minister twice during the 1990s.

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  1. "Recent OFAC Actions". web.archive.org. Sep 26, 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-09-26. Retrieved Aug 24, 2021.
  2. "Security Council ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes One Entry from Its Sanctions List Meetings Coverage and Press Releases". www.un.org. Retrieved 2021-08-24.
  3. "Afghanistan's Civil Wars: Violations by United Front Factions". Human Rights Watch. Archived from the original on 2022-05-22. Retrieved 2007-03-17.