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The Zazi (Pashto: ځاځی; plur. ځاځي), also spelled Zazai, or Jaji, is a Karlani Pashtun tribe. They are found in Paktia and Khost provinces of Afghanistan, as well as Kurram Valley of Pakistan, but also have a effective presence in Kabul, Logar, Ghazni, Nangharhar, Kunduz, Farah and Baghlan in Afghanistan as well.
Ethnicity and geography
- Aryob Zazi: in Paktia province
- Ahmad Khel : in Paktia province
- Dand Pathan: in Paktia province
- Kabul: in Kabul province
- Maidan Zazi: district in Khost province
- Kwarma (Kurram) Zazi: Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas
- Abdullah Jan Jaji was founder of M/s Abdullah Jan Jaji Co,.Ltd & Afghan Shaheen industry from zazi.
- Abdul Rahman Jaji s/o late Abdullah Jan Jaji a famous Afghan business from zazi.
- Qutbuddin Hilal, Deputy Prime Minister of Afghanistan during the period of Mujahideen (Gulbuddin Hekmatyar) and member of Hezbi Islami from Zazi Maidan district.
- Nabi Misdaq, founder of BBC Pashto service.
- Najibullah Zazi (born 1985), Afghan-born man imprisoned in the USA for terrorist offenses; father is Mohammed Wali Zazi.
- Haji Mohammad Omar Khan Mumtaz Zazai,Well-know Afghan and International Businessman owner of "The Afghan Mumtaz Group Of Companies"+Tribal Chief of Ali-Khel Zazai.
- Ahmad Mumtaz Khan Zazai,The son of Mohammad Omar Khan Mumtaz Zazai and after his father passed away in 2006 became the Tribal Chief of Ali-Khel Zazai and the CEO of Afghan Mumtaz Group Of Companies.