Progressive Democratic Party of Afghanistan

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Progressive Democratic Party of Afghanistan
Leader Mohammad Wali Arya
Founder Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal
Founded 1966
Political position Centre-left
Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal, founder of the party

Progressive Democratic Party of Afghanistan (Persian: حزب مترقی دموکرات افغانستان‎‎) is a political party in Afghanistan, founded in 1966. It was led by Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal, who was prime minister from 1965-1967.

The party and its followers were generally known by the name of the party newspaper, Musawat.[1]

The party has recently reemerged as a legal party, and is registered with the Ministry of Justice. It is led by Mohammad Wali Arya who resides in the United States of America at the moment.[2]

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