Hedayat Amin Arsala - the technocrat outsider
Hedayat Amin Arsala, 71, a Pashtun from Kabul, is a former World Bank official, foreign affairs minister 1992-1995, vice-president 2002-2004 and senior minister 2004-2013.
Several of the 16 disqualified candidates have backed him.
One of only two candidates to have a woman on his ticket.
- First vice-president, Gen. Khudaidad;
- Second vice-president, Safia Seddiqi.
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