Mohammad Hasan Sharq

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Mohammad Hasan Sharq
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Chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
26 May 1988 – 21 February 1989
President Mohammad Najibullah
Preceded by Sultan Ali Keshtmand
Succeeded by Sultan Ali Keshtmand
Personal details
Born 1925 (age 92–93)
Political party Independent[1]

Mohammad Hasan Sharq (born 1925) is an Afghan politician during the communist regime of Afghanistan. Sharq became Prime Minister of Afghanistan or Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet-backed government, the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.

He was selected as a back-up candidate after the Loya Jirga ratified a new constitution in 1987. However, the power of his office was relatively small compared with the ones of the Presidency.

References[change | change source]

  1. Willem Vogelsang. The Afghans. Google Books. ISBN 978-0-631-19841-3. Retrieved 2009-03-22.