Bashir Ahmad Bezan

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Bashir Ahmad Bezan
Born 1966 (age 51–52)
Nationality Afghanistan

Bashir Ahmad Bezan is a citizen of Afghanistan who was a candidate in Afghanistan's 2009 Presidential elections.[1]

Academic career[edit]

Bezan graduated from the Khwaja Abbdullah Ansari higher secondary school in 1992.[1] He subsequently enrolled in Kabul University's Journalism Department.

Journalistic career[edit]

Bezan was the founder and editor of the Cinna magazine, a weekly cultural magazine.[1] He served as the editor of the Parwaz magazine, the in-flight magazine of Ariana Airlines. Immediately prior to the elections he was the editor of Khabar Nigar.

Political career[edit]

Bezan founded the Kangara Afghanistan National Party.[1] He ranked 28th in a field of 38, with 1,272 votes.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Contender Biographies - Bashir Ahmad Bezan". Pajhwok Afghan News. Archived from the original on 2011-10-08. Retrieved 2010-06-09. 
  2. ^ "Preliminary Result of Afghanistan Presidential Contest". Sabawoon online. 2009-08-20. Archived from the original on 2009-08-03.