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Aimaks

 

(Chaar-Aimaks), a group of peoples living in the northwest and central regions of Afghanistan.

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Agriculture Director Azizullah Aimaq said local authorities had urged all departments to help clean the canal.
Taiba Aimaq (8) was seriously injured in an explosion at her house in the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, but was unable to get the necessary treatment for her burns because of a lack of medical supplies.
TAJALA Aimaq used to build schools and hospitals in Afghanistan.
Main ethnic groups: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Turkmen, Aimaq, Baluch, Nuristani, Kizilbash.
Pushtuns are the dominant ethnic group making up about 38 per cent of the population, followed by Tajiks (25 per cent), Hazaras (19 per cent), Uzbeks (6 per cent) and many other ethnic communities such as Turkman, Baluch, Aimaq, Qirghiz, Nuristami, Arab, Hindu and others.
A lawmaker from Badghis, Safia Aimaq, told the house the Emergency Response Committee did not provide timely assistance to the affected families.
The Afghan Parliamentary delegates from Afghan Meshrano Jirga include Senator Abdul Shakoor Shakoor, Senator Ahmad Bashir Samim, Senator Ahmad Mawen, Senator Behram Samkani, Senator Baz Mohammad Zormati, Senator Malika Mayailzada, Senator Mohammad Amin Ahmadi, Senator Mohammad Asif Azime, Senator Namatullah Popal and Senator Sara Surkhabi while delegates from the Afghan Wolesi Jirga include Abdul Latif Pedram, Abdul Samee Samim, Abdul Saboor Khedmat, Amir Mohammad Yar, Mohammad Nawab Mangal, Mohammad Nazir Ahmadzai, Najia Aimaq, Nazifa Zaki, Sayed Ishaq Gailani, Sharifullah Kamawal, Haji Sher Ali Ahmadzai, and Wagma Spay.
The forum's deputy chairpersons, Sher Mohammad Akhunzada and Fazl Karim Aimaq, read out the resolution that asked Karzai to sign the deal before the end of this year.
While population data is somewhat unreliable for Afghanistan, Pashtuns make up the largest ethnic group at 38-44% of the population, followed by Tajiks (25%), Hazaras (10%), Uzbek (6-8%), Aimaq, Turkmen, Baluch, and other small groups.
Other members of the commission are Syed Mohammad Amin Tariq, Nadir Khan Nawrozi, Faqir Mohammad, Wakeel Abdul Jabbar, Fazel Karim Aimaq, Mullah Mohammad Akhund, Fauzia Habibi, Momina Yari, Sarajuddin Safari, Baz Mohammad Jawzjani, Syed Hussain Razemjo, Syed Sharif Yousufi, Hajji Alok Khan Alkozaim, Abdul Khaliq Hussaini Pashae and Jamal Kotwal.
Hassamudin Marzi, Mohammad Younus Farman, General Afzal Aman and Fazal Karim Aimaq.