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Abdullah Yaqta, also known as Abdullah Yaftali (6 May 1914 – 17 July 2003)[1] was an interim Prime Minister of Afghanistan from 11 October to 1 November 1967. He was born in Kabul and later emigrated to the United States, where he died.

Abdullah Yaqta
Prime Minister of Afghanistan
In office
11 October 1967 – 01 November 1967
MonarchMohammad Zahir Shah
Preceded byMohammad Hashim Maiwandwal
Succeeded byMohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi
Personal details
Born6 May 1914
Kabul, Afghanistan
Died17 July 2003(2003-07-17) (aged 89)
Ventura, California, United States
Political partyIndependent


  • Afghanistan. Brief Biographical Directory. Moscow, 2004.
Political offices
Preceded by
Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal
Prime Minister of Afghanistan

Succeeded by
Mohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi