Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai

The former Finance Minister and Chancellor of Kabul University, Ashraf Ghani, assumed the office of President of Afghanistan on 29 September 2014 after months of uncertainty following recounts in the elections. Previously, he had worked at the World Bank from 1991 to 2001. After the September 11 attacks, he engaged intensively with the media, appearing regularly on NewsHour, BBC, CNN and US-based National Public Radio.

Source of Influence: Political

Status: Featured in current year