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Mohammad Qasim Fahim (محمد قسيم فهيم) (born 1957 in Omarz, Afghanistan) (also known as "Marshal Fahim") is a prominent Afghan military commander, politician and the current First Vice President since November 2009. He was the Defense Minister of the Afghan Transitional Administration, beginning in 2002 and also served as Vice President from June 2002 to December 2004. Fahim was replaced by Abdul Rahim Wardak, who was appointed as defense minister by President Hamid Karzai on December 23, 2004 when the transitional administration gave way to a popularly-elected administration. Fahim is a member of Afghanistan's Tajik ethnic group. Fahim is the recipient of the Ahmad Shah Baba Medal. He is fluent in Persian, Pashto and Arabic. He is affiliated with Jamiat Islami party of Afghanistan. Fahim is the son of Abdul Matin from the Panjshir Valley. He is reported to have finished his studies in Islamic Sharia at an Arabic institute in Kabul in 1977. but this is just a legend since it's a...
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