|Real Name||Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai|
|Political Journey||• Upon returning to Afghanistan after 24 years in December 2001, Ghani left his posts at the UN and World Bank to join the new Afghan government as the chief advisor to President Hamid Karzai on 1 February 2002.
• In 2003, Ghani was regarded the best finance Minster in Asia by Emerging Markets.
• In January 2009 an article by Ahmad Majidyar of the American Enterprise Institute included Ghani on a list of fifteen possible candidates in the 2009 Afghan presidential election.
• Ghani registered the Candidacy on May 7, 2009, in the Afghan presidential election, 2009. Ghani’s campaign emphasized the importance of a representative administration; good governance; a dynamic economy and employment opportunities for the Afghan people. Unlike other major candidates, Ghani asked the Afghan diaspora to support his campaign and provide financial support.
• In Afghanistan Presidential Election 2014, Ashraf Ghani received 56.44% of the total vote and became the President of Afghanistan.
|Biggest Rival||Abdullah Abdullah
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches-5′’ 7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158.7 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||May 19, 1949|
|Age (as in 2016)||67 Years|
|Birth Place||Logar, Afghanistan|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|School||Habibia High School, Kabul|
|College||American University in Beirut, Lebanon,
Columbia University, New York, USA
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology and a Master’s degree|
|Family||Father– Shah Pesand
Mother– Kawkaba Lodin
Brother– Hashmat Ghani Ahmadzai
Sister– Not Known
|Address||The Arg, Presidential Palace in Kabul|
|Controversies||In October 2016, Ashraf Ghani made a peace treaty with country’s most notorious warlords “Gulbuddin Hekmatyar” who has been labeled a “global terrorist” by the United States.|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife||Rula Saade Ghani
|Children||Son– Tariq Ghani
Daughter– Mariam Ghani
|Net Worth||Not Known|