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The chief executive officer of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a position within the Government of Afghanistan. The extra-constitutional post was created in September 2014 following the disputes that arose after the 2014 Afghan presidential election when both Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory in that election. As part of a national unity agreement, it was agreed that Ashraf Ghani would assume the presidency and a new post of Chief Executive Officer of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan would be created for Abdullah Abdullah.[1]

Chief Executive Officer of the
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
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Incumbent
Abdullah Abdullah

since 29 September 2014
AppointerPresident of Afghanistan
Inaugural holderAbdullah Abdullah
Formation29 September 2014

Roles and responsibilitiesEdit

The chief executive officer of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan chairs a weekly meeting of a Ministers' Council which can make policy recommendations to the president. The chief executive officer of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan can also recommend ministers for the Cabinet of Afghanistan, a body chaired by the president.[2]

List of chief executive officersEdit

Name Image Birth–Death Took office Left office Political Affiliation
Abdullah Abdullah   1960– 29 September 2014 Incumbent National Coalition
Previously served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, from 2001 to 2005.

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