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Karim Khalili (Persian: کریم خلیلی) is the current chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council, who served as Vice President of Afghanistan from 2004 to 2014, in the administration of President Hamid Karzai. Khalili was appointed first time as Vice President in 2002 and was elected as running mate of Hamid Karzai in 2004. Since 1989 he has been one of the main leaders of the Wahdat political party of Hazara.
|Chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council|
|Assumed office |
6 June 2017
|Preceded by||Ahmed Gailani|
|Vice President of Afghanistan|
7 December 2004 – 29 September 2014
|Preceded by||Ahmed Shakar Karkar|
|Succeeded by||Abdul Rashid Dostum|
|Born||1950 (age 68–69)|
Maidan Wardak Province, Afghanistan
|Political party||Hezbe Wahdat|
Khalili was born in Wardak Province and attended a religious school. He participated in the Afghanistan resistance during Soviet invasion. He also served as Minister of Finance of Afghanistan during the Mujahideen government in the early 1990s.
- https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15331-2004Jul26.html Washingron Post: Vice Presidents in 2004
- http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/world/2001/war_on_terror/after_the_taleban/k_khalili.stm Short biography