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Muhammad Sarwar Danish
|Vice President of Afghanistan|
|Assumed office |
29 September 2014
|Preceded by||Karim Khalili|
|Minister of Higher Education|
1 January 2010 – 29 September 2014
|Preceded by||Mohammad Azam Dadfar|
|Succeeded by||Abdollah Obeid|
|Minister of Justice|
23 December 2004 – 1 January 2010
|Preceded by||Abbas Karimi|
|Succeeded by||Habibullah Ghaleb|
|Governor of Daykundi|
28 March 2004 – 22 December 2004
|Succeeded by||Abdul Hai Neamati|
1961 (age 57–58)
Ishtarlay District, Daykundi, Afghanistan
|Political party||Hezbe Wahdat|
Muhammad Sarwar Danish (Dari: سرور دانش), (born 1961) is an Afghan politician who has been Vice President of Afghanistan since 2014. He previously served as Acting Minister of Justice from 2004 to 2010 and as Acting Minister of Higher Education from 2010 to 2014. When Daykundi province was carved out of Urozgan province in 2004, Danish became its first Governor.
Early years and education
Danish completed his higher education in Iraq, Syria and Iran, where he earned degrees in law, journalism and Islamic studies. He received a Masters in Fiqh. From 1982 until 2001, he made various publications. Danish authored 15 books and 700 academic essays. He became fluent in Dari, Pashto and Arabic language.
After the Taliban regime was ousted and the Karzai administration was formed, Danish was involved in the 2002 loya jirga. He served as a member of the Constitutional Drafting Commission through a decree by President Hamid Karzai and as a participant in the Constitutional Loya Jirga.
- "Afghan VP voices concerns for risking massive 500kV power project through Salang". Afghan News Agency. 11 January 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
- "Sarwar Danish". www.afghan-bios.info.
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