Types of Governments in Afghanistan

Types of Governments in Afghanistan

The government of President Daud Khan
For the first time in the history of Afghanistan, in 1973 Mohammad Daud Khan introduced the republican system instead of the royal system, he over thrown his cousins Royal government as the King Zahir Shah was on a trip to Italy. After the fall of Daud Khan regime all other governmental systems remain republican systems, except the Taliban they proclaimed the Islamic Emirate system, For the first time in the country Karzai was elected president by the people in the year 2001, the other governments came through military movements or coups.

Daud Khan took the power and became the president of Afghanistan through a white coup and overthrown the royal government of Muhammad Zahir Shah, after years of governing Daud Khans regime was overthrown in a bloody military coup by the Khalq and Parcham fractions who were pro Soviets. President Daud and all of his family members were brutally killed, the Khalqis and Parchamis installed a new government with a new president Noor Mohammad Taraki. Taraki belonged to the Khalq fraction was mysteriously killed by his follower Hafiz Ullah Amin in 1978, and announced himself as a new president of Afghanistan. Soviet Union regime was afraid that President Amin is a CIA agent as a result Soviet Unions (special forces) entered the defense ministry of Afghanistan killed Hafiz Ullah Amin in Darulaman Kabul. They installed a new president Babrak Karmal in this year they also invaded Afghanistan. In November of that year Karmal resigned, another member of the party Dr. Najibullah came to power. The Jehadis by the help of CIA kept fighting with Soviet Union army as a result soviet forces started withdrawing their forces from Afghanistan.

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Updated: 18. March 2020 — 2:52