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Ahmad Wali Massoud (Dari Persian: احمد ولی مسعود), born on 1 November 1964 in Kabul, is the chairman of the Massoud Foundation in Afghanistan and is the younger brother of the late Ahmad Shah Massoud.

Ahmad Wali Massoud
احمد ولی مسعود
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Born (1964-11-01) 1 November 1964 (age 54)
OccupationChairman and Founder of Massoud Foundation, Politician, Ex-Ambassador of Afghanistan to the UK

Massoud obtained a degree in Diplomatic Studies from University of Westminster, London in 1989. He has served as Afghan Ambassador to the UK, Special Representative of Ahmad Shah Massoud in Europe, and the representative of the Jamiat-e Islami Party in London. He is the founder of a political party called Nahzat-e-Melli-ye Afghanistan (National Movement Party of Afghanistan). He is the founder of the Mandegar Daily newspaper and the history magazine Yad–e-Yar (The Memory of Friends). Massoud published the National Agenda, his first book, in 2012.[1] He is the younger brother of Ahmad Shah Massoud.[2]

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  1. ^ Mukarji, Apratim (2003). Afghanistan, From Terror to Freedom. Sterling. p. 98. ISBN 978-81-207-2542-3.
  2. ^ Gall, Carlotta (January 1, 2004). "Ethnic Morass Bogs Down Afghan Talks On Charter". New York Times.