Sayed Hussein Anwari, Afghan politician, Died at 60

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Sayed Hussein Anwari was born in 1952, and died on July 5, 2016.

He was a politician in Afghanistan.

Anwari was a Shia and comes from Mohammed Asef Mohseni’s Harakat-e Islami (Islamic Movement party).

Sayed was Minister of Social Affairs and Labor from 1992 to 1995.

Sayed Hussein Anwari fought with the Northern Alliance from 1995 to 2001 against the Taliban and became chief military commander of Harrakat-e-Islami in Afghanistan during that time.

In 2001, after Kabul was taken by the Northern Alliance, he was appointed as the Agriculture minister in Afghanistan’s transitional government.

During his time in parliament, his personal interest was in the cultivation of roses.

When he was a Minister, he worked to develop agribusiness in the forestry, stone fruit, and pomegranate sector.

During June 2005, Sayed was appointed the governor of Herat province where he served until 2009.

Anwari was elected to the Wolesi Jirga as a member from Kabul in the 2010 elections.

Sayed had previously been elected as an MP from Kabul in the 2005 elections.

Sayed Hussein Anwari passed away at 60 years old.

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