Biography[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]
Aimal Ghani Ahmadzai was born on August 2, 1994, of Afghan Pashtun descent. His father is Hashmat Ghani Ahmadzai, Grand Council Chieftain of the Kuchis. Ghani's father oversees the Ahmadzai, one of the largest Pashtun tribes, a significant portion of which resides on the southeastern side of the Durand Line in Waziristan, which is semi-controlled by Pakistan. His family lived in exile during his youth unable to travel to Afghanistan until 2002. Ghani studies at American University in Washington, D.C. majoring in International Affairs.
Personal life[edit | hide | edit source]
References[edit | hide | edit source]
- "Poverty, violence put Kuchi nomads on road to nowhere". Union Democrat. May 30, 2006. p. 4B. Retrieved 13 May 2011.
- Goudsouzian, Tanya (1 October 2014). "Afghan first lady in shadow of 1920s queen?". Doha, Qatar: Al Jazeera. Retrieved 1 August 2015.