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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.
Safia Aimaq, the representative of Badghis in Parliament calls the situation in the province worrying.
After they reached Daulatyar, people referred to him an Aimaq dog, a special mastiff that was chronicled in the eleventh century as "a remarkably fine breed of dogs in Ghor so powerful that in frame and strength every one of them is a match for a lion.
TAJALA Aimaq used to build schools and hospitals in Afghanistan.
Main ethnic groups: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Turkmen, Aimaq, Baluch, Nuristani, Kizilbash.
They are estimated to consist of about 38 per cent Pashtun inhabitants, Tajik 25 per cent, Hazara 19 per cent, Uzbek 12 per cent, Aimaq four per cent and Baluchi 0,5 per cent.
Ethnic Division: Pukhtun/Pushtun (Pathan), Tajik, Uzbek, Hazara, Aimaq, Turkoman, Baluch, Nuristani
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.