Abdul Qadir Imami Ghori

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Abdul Qadir Imami Ghori
Born1954 (age 68–69)

Mawlana Abdul Qadir Imami Ghori is a citizen of Afghanistan, and a candidate in the 2009 Afghan Presidential elections.[1] He was one of the participants at the Bonn Conference in late 2001 that agreed that Hamid Karzai should be the leader of the Afghan Transitional Administration. He was elected to represent Ghor Province, where he was born, in the Wolesi Jirga, the upper house of Afghanistan's national legislature, during the elections in 2005.

Academic career[edit]

Ghori has studied at both secular and religious institutions.[1] He has a Master's degree in Islamic Economics and Islamic Studies from Peshawar University, in Pakistan.

He is the author of several books.[1]

In early August 2009, shortly before the election, he withdrew his candidacy, and requested his supporters vote for Sayed Jalal Karim.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Contender Biographies - Abdul Qadir Imami Ghori's Biography". Pajhwok Afghan News. 2009. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Weekly Electoral: For period 11–17 August 2009" (PDF). UN ELECTORAL ASSISTANCE TEAM. 17 August 2009. Retrieved 10 June 2010. This week Abdul Qader Imami Ghori announced his withdrawal and urged his supporters to vote for Sayed Jalal Karim.[permanent dead link]