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Ahmed Yusuf Nuristani

Politician

Ahmed Yusuf Nuristani Dr. Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani is a politician in Afghanistan. He was the spokesperson for President Hamid Karzai during the interim administration. Subsequently, he was appointed as Water and Energy during the transitional period of Afghan government. In January 2005, he became First Deputy Minister of Defense. From February 2009 to August 2010 he served as the Governor of Herat Province. Nuristani was born in Afghanistan. Nuristani used to serve in the U.S. consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan, for several years. He has been actively involved in Afghan politics for the last 30 years and has participated in major conferences related to Afghan issues. He was one of the founding members of the Writer's Union of Free Afghanistan (WUFA) as well as the Afghan Professor's University Association (APUA) during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan while living in Peshawar, Pakistan. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Arizona located in Tucson, Arizona.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Afghanistan
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Politician

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