Nur Ahmed Nur

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Nur Ahmed Nur
نور احمد نور
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Minister of the Interior
In office
30 April 1978 – 1978
Prime Minister Nur Muhammad Taraki
Preceded by Abdul Qadir Nuristani
9th Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States
In office
President Babrak Karmal
Preceded by Abdul Waheed Karim
Succeeded by Mohed Salem Spartak
Personal details
Born 1937 (age 79–80)
Political party People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan

Nur Ahmed Nur (نور احمد نور), an Afghan communist, belonging to the Parcham fraction. Nur was one of four candidates of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan who were elected to the Afghan parliament in 1965. After the overthrow of the Daoud government in April 1978, Nur became Minister for Internal Affairs. In July the same year, Nur was removed from his office and sent to Washington as the new Afghan ambassador to the United States.[1]

Nur was a politburo member of the PDPA and the Secretary of the Central Committee of the party.[1]


  1. ^ a b Frank Clements and Ludwig W. Adamec. Conflict in Afghanistan. Google Books. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Abdul Nuristani
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by