Hamid Karzai GCMG (Pashto: حامد کرزی, Persie: حامد کرزی Hāmid Karzay; born 24 December 1957) wis the 12t Preses o Afghanistan. He acame a dominant poleetical figure efter the removal o the Taliban regime in late 2001. During the December 2001 Internaitional Conference on Afghanistan in Germany, Karzai wis selectit bi prominent Afghan poleetical figures tae serve a sax-month term as Chairman o the Interim Admeenistration.
Karzai at the Munich Conference on Security Policy (2009)
|Preses o Afghanistan|
22 December 2001 – 29 September 2014
Acting: 22 December 2001 – 7 December 2004
|Vice Preses||Karim Khalili|
|Precedit bi||Burhanuddin Rabbani|
|Born||24 December 1957|
|Spoose(s)||Zeenat Quraishi (1999–present)|
|Alma mater||Himachal Pradesh University|
He wis then chosen for a twa-year term as Interim Preses during the 2002 loya jirga (grand assembly) that wis held in Kabul, Afghanistan. Efter the 2004 presidential election, Karzai wis declared winner an acame Preses o the Islamic Republic o Afghanistan. He wan a seicont five-year term in the 2009 presidential election.
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- "Karzai declared elected president". BBC News. 2 November 2009. Retrieved 31 Januar 2010.