Mohammad Musa Shafiq Politician

Mohammad musa shafiq

Mohammad Musa Shafiq (1932–1979) was Prime Minister of Afghanistan. He was an Afghan politician and poet. He became Foreign Minister in 1971 and Prime Minister in December 1972. He lost both positions when Mohammed Zahir Shah was overthrown on July 17, 1973. He survived throughout the regime of Mohammed Daoud Khan, but was arrested after the 1978 communist coup d'état and executed along with many other non-communist politicians in 1979. Mohammad Musa Shafiq was born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1932. His father was originally from Kama district of Nangarhar province. Mohammad Musa Shafiq was graduated from Kabul Arabic Religious High School. He earned his Master's degree from Al-Azhar University in Egypt. As prime minister, Shafiq sought closer ties with the United States and promised a crack-down on opium growing and smuggling.Shafiq was only seven month prime minister.

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1979 at age of 47
Sunni Islam


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2012. 8.2 bil. $
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116th Street and Broadway, 10027 - New York City, New York
2013. 8,365
2012. 7,814
2010. 7,950
2009. 7,693
2013. 18,568
2012. 18,657
2010. 17,258
2005. 19,672
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2013. 7.0 %
2013. 6.89 %
2012. 7.4 %
2012. 7.42 %
2010. 10.0 %
Local tuition
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2012. 47.2 K $
2011. 45.3 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
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