Council of Ministers (Afghanistan)

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The Council of Ministers was the governmental organ
Government
Government refers to the legislators, administrators, and arbitrators in the administrative bureaucracy who control a state at a given time, and to the system of government by which they are organized...

 in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan and later the Republic of Afghanistan
Republic of Afghanistan
Republic of Afghanistan was the official state government of Mohammed Daoud Khan from 1973 to 1978. Daoud Khan became Afghanistan's first President in 1973 after he deposed Mohammad Zahir Shah in a non-violent coup...

. The leader of the Council of Ministers choose ministers for the different ministeral posts in the country. Under the leadership of Nur Mohammad Taraki, Hafizullah Amin
Hafizullah Amin
Hafizullah Amin was the second President of Afghanistan during the period of the communist Democratic Republic of Afghanistan....

 and Babrak Karmal
Babrak Karmal
Babrak Karmal was the third President of Afghanistan during the period of the communist Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. He is the best known of the Marxist leadership....

 the council underwent massive changes. Under the rule of Karmal, there were 20 out 24 ministers that belonged to the Parcham
Parcham
Parcham was the name of one of the factions of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan. The Parcham faction seized power in the country after toppling Hafizullah Amin....

 faction and the remaining belonged to the political faction Khalq
Khalq
Khalq was a faction of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan. Its historical leaders were Presidents Nur Muhammad Taraki and Hafizullah Amin. It was also the name of the leftist newspaper produced by the same movement. It was supported by the USSR and was formed in 1965 when the PDPA was born...

.

All Afghan ministers had seats in the council.

Cabinets


Note: This list may be missing some ministral seats
Ministry Lists
President
President of Afghanistan
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List of presidents of Afghanistan
Vice President
Vice President of Afghanistan
The Vice President of Afghanistan is the second highest political position obtainable in Afghanistan. Vice Presidents are elected in the same ticket as the President. The current Vice Presidents are Mohammad Qasim Fahim and Karim Khalili .-External links:** *List of current Vice Presidents...

List of vice presidents of Afghanistan
Prime Minister
Prime Minister of Afghanistan
The Prime Minister of Afghanistan is a currently defunct post in the Afghan Government.The position was created in 1927, and was appointed by the king, mostly as an advisor, until the end of the monarchy in 1973...

List of Prime Ministers of Afghanistan
Deputy Prime Minister List of deputy prime ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Afghanistan)
The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs - MFA - is the Government of Afghanistan Cabinet officer responsible for managing the Foreign relations of Afghanistan.-Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan:-External links:*...

List of foreign ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Justice List of ministers of justice and attorney general of Afghanistan
Ministry of Defense List of defense ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of State Security
KHAD
Khadamat-e Etela'at-e Dawlati translates directly to English as: "Government Information Agency". However, this phrase is more correctly translated as Government Intelligence Service...

List of leaders of the Afghan secret police
Ministry of Interior List of interior ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Borders and Tribal Affairs List of borders and tribal affairs ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Finance List of finance ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Education List of education ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Communications List of communication ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Information and Culture List of information and culture ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Transportation and Commerce List of transportation and commerce ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock List of agriculture ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Planning List of planning ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Internal Affairs List of internal affairs ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Public Health List of public healt ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Mines and Industry List of mines and industry ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Islamic Affairs List of islamic affairs ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Tribes and Nationalities List of tribes and nationalities ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Social Affairs and Tourism List of social affairs and tourism ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Public Works List of public works ministers of Afghanistan
Ministry of Women's Affairs List of women's affairs ministers of Afghanistan