Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal
|Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal|
Arghandiwal in Uruzgan in October 2012.
16 January 2010 – 9 December 2014
|Preceded by||Anwar ul-Haq Ahady|
|Chairman of Hezb-i Islami Afghanistan|
3 July 1996 – 27 September 1996
|Born||1952 (age 64–65)
|Political party||Hezb-i Islami Afghanistan|
Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal (born 1952) is Afghanistan's Minister of Economy, and the Head of Hezb-i Islami Afghanistan. He was once allied with Islamist warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, but in 2008 he was elected chairman of a moderate breakaway faction of Hekmatyar's party.
He has served as Finance Minister in 1996. Arghandiwal has also served as advisor to President Hamid Karzai over tribal affairs. On January 16, 2010, he was appointed as Minister of Economy by gaining vote of Confidence from the Afghan Parliament.
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