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Pir Ishaq Gailani (born 1954) is a member of Afghanistan's national legislature, the Wolesi Jirga.[1] He founded the National Solidarity Movement of Afghanistan. His family includes a number of Sufi religious leaders.[2]

Pir Ishaq Gailani has a nephew, Pir Sayed Ishaq Gailani, who has also been elected to the Wolesi Jirga, from Paktika Province, but for a different political party.[2] His grandson, Sayed Mohmood Hasamuddeen Al-Gailani, also served in the Wolesi Jirga, representing Ghazni.[3]

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  1. ^ "About Sayed Ishaq Gailani (Founder of NSMA)". National Solidarity Movement of Afghanistan. Archived from the original on 2009-12-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Paktika Executive Summary". Navy Postgraduate School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-12-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Province: Ghazni". Navy Postgraduate School. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-01-29. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)