Politburo of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan

The Politburo of the Central Committee of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) or Afghan Politburo was the policy-making organ and institution within the Afghanistan's political structure when the PDPA Central Committee and the PDPA Congress were not in session. Only one politburos was formally elected; at the 1st Congress, despite this, the membership line-up was altered numerous times during the PDPA's existence.

Historical line-upEdit

1st PolitburoEdit

Full members
Candidate members

Poltiburo members (1984)Edit

By 1984, eight of the thirteen members and alternate members of the Politburo were Parchamis:[1]

Members of the Parcham faction
Members of the Khalq faction


  1. ^ J. Bruce Amstutz (1994). Afghanistan. p. 65. Retrieved 2009-03-22 – via Internet Archive. Ghulam Dastagir Panjsheri.