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Diplomatic Representation for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
February 23, 2011




June 4, 1943 Abdol Hosayn Aziz, E.E. and M.P.
(Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary)
Oct. 26, 1948 H.R.H. Sardar Mohammad Nairn Khan, Appt. Amb. E.&P.
Nov. 23, 1948 Amb. E. and P.
May 7, 1953 Mohammed Hashim Maiwandwai, Charge d'Affaires a..i.
Nov. 9, 1953 Mohammad Kabir Ludin, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
Nov. 19, 1953 Amb. E. and P.
Jan. 23, 1957 Dr. Najib-Ullah, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 1, 1957 Amb. E. and P.
May 15, 1958 Mohammed Hashim Maiwandwal, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 23, 1958 Amb. E. and P.
July 29, 1963 Dr. Abdul Majid, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
Aug. 21, 1963 Amb. E. and P.
March 16, 1967 Abdullah Malikyar, Appt. Amb. E. and P
March 17, 1967 Amb. E. and P.
May 9, 1977 Mohammed Siddiq Saljooque, Counselor, Charge d ' Affaires ad interim
June 30, 1977 Abdul Wahid Karim, Appt. Amb. E. and P
July 29, 1977 Amb. E. and P.
May 4, 1978 Mr. Ghulam Farouk Turabaz, Charge d ' Affaires a.i.
July 21, 1978 Noor Ahmad Noor, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 2, 1978 Amb. E. and P.
Sept 20, 1978 * A. Ghafar Farahi, Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
* invasion of Afghanistan - result of
Nov 5, 1980 Salem M. Spartak, Counselor, Charge d'Affaires, a.i.
Sept 5, 1983 M. Haider Refq, Second Secretary, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
June 4, 2002 Ishaq Shahryar, Appt.
June 19, 2002 Amb. E. and P.
Nov 6, 2003 Said Tayeb Jawad, Appt.
Dec 4, 2003 Amb. E. and P.
February 16, 2011 Eklil Ahmad Hakimi, Appt.
February 23, 2011 Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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