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
In office
16 May 2010 – 2 September 2015
Preceded byOsman Osmani
Succeeded byMohammad Aman Hamimi
Personal details
Paktia Province

General Musa Khan Akbarzada (born 1950, in Paktia Province) is a politician in Afghanistan, serving as the governor of Ghazni province from 2010 to 2015.[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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  2. ^ Akbarzada, Muhammad Musa Khan
  3. ^ Giacomo, Carol (May 17, 2012). "An Afghan Governor's Campaign to Win Over the Citizens of His Province". New York Times. Retrieved 21 June 2013.

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