Hekmat Khalil KarzaiHekmat Khalil Karzai has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Political Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affair of Afghanistan.

According to a presidential decree, Hekmat Karzai was appointed as Deputy Minister of Political Affairs for further alignment and solidarity of the related affairs.

According to the decree Hekmat Karzai was appointed as Deputy Minister of Political Affairs considering the Paragraph 13 and Article 64 of the constitution of Afghanistan.

Hekmat Karzai is the cousin of former President Hamid Karzai and was a close adviser to President Ghani during the presidential election.

He is the younger brother of Hashmat Karzai who was killed following a suicide attack late in the month of July last year.