Mohammad Akram Khpalwāk

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Mohammad Akram Khpalwak
Mohammad Akram Khpalwāk in Afghanistan in 2018
Khpalwāk in 2018
Governor of Farah, Afghanistan
In office
3 April 2012 – 3 July 2013
Preceded byRoohul Amin
Governor of Paktika, Afghanistan
In office
March 15, 2006 – April 20, 2010
Preceded byGulab Mangal
Succeeded byMohibullah Samim
Personal details

Mohammad Akram Khpalwāk (Pashto: محمد اکرم خپلواک‎) is a politician in Afghanistan who serves as Governor of Farah province from 2012 to 2013. Between March 2006 and April 2010, he served as Governor of Paktika province.[1]

Khpalwak attended the Kabul University Medical School. He became a leader of the Afghanistan Youth Society. He was appointed a representative of the Loya Jirga, the appointed body that drafted the new constitution prior to the first elections to the new Wolesi Jirga. He ran for a seat in the Wolesi Jirga, but earned only a small fraction of the popular vote.

In April 2017, Khpalwak succeeded the recently deceased Ahmed Gailani as chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council.


  1. ^ "Paktika Executive Summary". Navy Postgraduate School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-12-05.
Preceded by
Roohul Amin
Governor of Farah
3 April 2012 – present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Gulab Mangal
Governor of Paktika
15 March 2006 – 20 April 2010
Succeeded by
Mohibullah Samim