Afghan Biographies

Karzai, Yama


Name Karzai, Yama
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Nephew of President Karzai
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
karzai_yamaBefore 2001, Yama Karzai, a nephew of the president, was living with his brothers in Quetta, Pakistan, and receiving financial support from relatives in the United States, Mohammad Karzai [a cousin of President Karzai who lives in Maryland] said. Today, Yama Karzai is a top Afghan intelligence official and owns a house in Virginia, according to land records. He did not respond to inquiries from The New York Times where he got the money from for this investment.

Last Modified 2011-04-01
Established 2011-04-01