Musa Khan Ahmadzai

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Musa Khan
موسی خان
Musa Khan in July 2011-cropped.jpg
Musa Khan speaking in July 2011
Governor of Ghazni province, Afghanistan
Assumed office
May 16, 2010
Preceded by Osman Osmani
Personal details
Born 1950
Paktia Province
Religion Muslim

General Musa Khan Akbarzada (born 1950, in Paktia Province) is a politician in Afghanistan, serving as the governor of Ghazni province since May 16, 2010.[1] He is an ethnic Pashtun from the Ahmadzai tribe. His former careers include consulate general in Peshawar, Pakistan, during the government of Burhanuddin Rabbani in early 1990s. Prior to that he was a commander for Abdul Rasul Sayyaf and before that he was a general in the Afghan National Army, during the time of the Daud Khan administration in the 1970s.[2]

He has been praised by the New York Times for, among other things, supporting girls' education.[3]

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Preceded by
Osman Osmani
Governor of Ghazni province, Afghanistan
June 2008 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent