Muhammed Nadir Khan

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Muhammed Nadir Khan
Prince of Afghanistan
Spouse Lailuma Begum
Issue Prince Mustapha Zahir Khan
Prince Muhammad Daud Jan
House House of Barakzai
Father Mohammed Zahir Shah
Mother Humaira Begum
Born (1941-05-21) 21 May 1941 (age 73)

Prince Muhammad Nadir Khan is the fourth child of King Mohammed Zahir Shah of the Afghan, House of Barakzai.


He was born 21 May 1941, and educated at the Istiqlal School in Kabul. He is a Persian classical scholar and expert in the sitar.

He was the Deputy Ambassador to Turkmenistan from 2002.


Muhammad Nadir Khan married Princess Lailuma Begum, the daughter of Muhammad Haidar Husaini and his wife, Habiba Begum, at Kabul in 1964, and together they have two sons:

He is the Co-Founder of the Afghan Medical Relief Organization (AMRO),[1] and was a Diplomatic Assist to King Mohammed Zahir Shah 1991-2002. He was Afghan Ambassador to Italy from 2002 to 2005, and has been Dir-Gen of the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) since 2005 and a member of the International Committee of the Afghan World Foundation.



  1. ^ Ludwig W. Adamec, Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan , Scarecrow Press, 2011 page 456
  2. ^ Royal Ark Webpage, Barak 15