Afghan Biographies

Ahmadi, Faridoon

Name Ahmadi, Faridoon
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Ghazni Mayor Ghazni Province
History and Biodata

Ghazni Mayor:
Syed Abdul Basir Noori (20110508, 20120129)
Eng. Faridoon Ahmadi (20121104, 20160800) President Ghani removed Mayor Faridon Ahmadi over corruption and replaced him with Eng. Nasir Ahmad Lailzai March 2016. But the mayor’s replacement sparked protests in Ghazni because the new mayor was from Pasthun tribe and the protestors remained camped in Ghazni City, the provincial capital, for 13 days. The protestors had been claiming the mayoral seat was the right of Tajik people and Pashtuns could not hold the mayoral post, but three days ago the president reinstated Faridon Ahmadi despite corruption allegations, again triggering protests.(20160731) Ghazni City mayor Faridon Ahmadi resigned about six months ago following his reinstatement by President Ashraf Ghani.

Last Modified 2017-05-13
Established 2011-05-16