Cabinet of Afghanistan
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politics and government of
Current cabinet of ministers
After winning a second term, President Hamid Karzai nominated 23 ministers in December 2009 to be part of his new administration but only 7 were approved by the Afghan Parliament. All the other candidates that Karzai initially selected were rejected by members of the parliament. Karzai presented a second list of 18 candidates to the Wolesi Jirga on 9 January 2010. A week later, the Wolesi Jirga again approved only seven of the candidates. Since then, part of the ministry's have been governed by acting ministers who do not held approval of the Afghan legislature.
In June 2010, after the resignation of Interior Minister Hanif Atmar, President Karzai submitted 7 names for a third round of confirmation in the parliament. Five of them were approved by the Afghan Parliament, leaving only six of the 25 ministries left with an 'acting minister.'  In the line chart below is the list of members of the current Afghan Cabinet (2009–2014).
Karzai administration 2004–2009
Afghan Transitional Administration
The Bonn conference of December 2001 had installed an interim government, the 2002 Loya Jirga subsequently elected a transitional administration. From July 2002 until the Presidential elections in October 2004, the Transitional Administration governed Afghanistan.
Afghan interim administration
Following the ouster of the Taliban regime approximately two dozen leading Afghans met in Germany at the Bonn Conference to choose a leadership and set in place a timeline for the adoption of a new constitution for a new Afghan government, and the timeline for choosing an executive and legislature by democratic election. In the chart below is the list of members of the Interim and Transitional Afghan authority (20 December 2001 – October 2004). The Afghan Interim Administration (AIA) was the first administration of Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime and was the highest authority of the country from 22 December 2001 until 13 July 2002.
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