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.

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1. University of Arizona Colleges/University

The University of Arizona (also referred to as UA (spoken as U of A), or Arizona) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The University of Arizona was the first university in the state of Arizona, founded in 1885 (twenty-seven years before the Arizona Territory achieved statehood). The university includes the University of Arizona College of Medicine which is one of three medical schools and the only MD granting medical school in Arizona. As of Fall 2010, total enrollment was 39,086 students. The University of Arizona is governed by the Arizona Board of Regents. The mission of the University of Arizona is, "To discover, educate, serve, and inspire." Arizona is one of the elected members of the Association of American Universities (an organization of North America's premier research institutions) and is the only representative from the state of Arizona to this group.

Type Public school
2012. 564 mil. $
2010. 480 mil. $
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Administration Building, 1401 East University Boulevard, 85721 - Tucson, Arizona
2012. 31,565
2010. 30,592
2009. 30,346
2012. 8,658
2010. 8,494
2009. 8,421
Acceptance rate
2013. 77.0 %
2010. 75.4 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.4 K $
2011. 9.29 K $
2010. 8.24 K $
2009. 6.86 K $
2008. 5.54 K $
Official web page www.arizona.edu
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