Qurban Ali Oruzgani

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Qurban Ali Oruzgani
Qurban Ali Oruzgani in 2011-cropped.jpg
Qurban Ali Oruzgani in 2011
Governor of Daykundi
In office
15 April 2010 – 4 May 2013
Preceded by Jan Mohammed Akbari
Succeeded by Abdul Haq Shafaq
Personal details
Born (1958-03-21) 21 March 1958 (age 59)
Khas Uruzgan District, Oruzgan, Afghanistan
Political party None
Profession Governor

Qurban Ali Oruzgani (Persian: قربان علی ارزگانی‎‎) is the current governor of Daykundi Province of Afghanistan. He was selected as governor by President Karzai in April 2010. He belongs to Hazara ethnic minority of Afghanistan and comes from Oruzgan Province.

Early life[edit]

He was born in a Bagh Char village of Oruzgan. His father, Mirza Muhammad Essa, was a government employee in Helmand Province. Oruzgani graduated from Technical Agriculture High School in 1979. During the university life, he started participating in anti-Soviet political parties, for which he had to quit education.

Political career[edit]

After the September 11 attacks, on the establishment of new government in Afghanistan, Oruzgani was nominated as one of the people's Representative of Helmand province. In April 2010, Oruzgani was selected as the new governor of Daykundi Province after Jan Mohammad Akbari.[1]

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Preceded by
Jan Mohammed Akbari
Governor of Daykundi, Afghanistan
15 April 2010 – present
Succeeded by
[Incumbent]