Engineer (Afghan honorific)

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Engineer is an honorific used in Afghanistan, which is commonly translated into English, rather than being transliterated, like "Mullah" or "Maulvi".[1]

Examples of Afghan politicians known by the honorific Engineer[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jon Lee Anderson, Thomas Dworzak (2003). The Lion's Grave: Dispatches from Afghanistan. Grove Press. p. 192. ISBN 9780802140258. Retrieved 2010-12-05. Engineer Muhammad Aref ('engineer' is a common Afghan honorific, indicating that someone is educated and has studied engineering), who is now the head of Afghan intelligence services, was Massoud's chief of security; it was in his office that the assassination took place. 
  2. ^ Thomas H. Johnson (February 2006). "The Prospects for Post-Conflict Afghanistan: A Call of the Sirens to the Country's Troubled Past". V (2). Strategic Insights. Archived from the original on 2009-03-01. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  3. ^ Christina Lamb and Michael Smith (2006-12-10). "Sacked Afghan leader blames opium mafia". London: Times Online. Retrieved 2007-07-04. 
  4. ^ "Program for Culture and Conflict Studies: Laghman Province" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-05-30. 
  5. ^ "AGREEMENT ON PROVISIONAL ARRANGEMENTS IN AFGHANISTAN PENDING THE RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF PERMANENT GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS". United Nations. 2001-12-05. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  6. ^ a b "Meshrano Jirga". Government of Afghanistan. Archived from the original on November 13, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-15.