Vice President Abdul Karim Khalili of Afghanistan

Abdul Karim Khalili is the current second Vice President of Afghanistan in the administration of President Hamid Karzai.
The central Afghan province of Bamiyan is the most secure place across the country as the security still remains a concern after the interim administration assumes power nearly two months ago, local leader Abdul Karim Khalili said on Saturday.
Khalili said that the security is not resulted from his power or his strong forces, but from the respect by the local people and commanders for him.
Expressing his support for the current administration, Khalili said that he was "satisfied with the performance" of the interim leader Hamid Karzai.
Khalili denied he received any support from Iran or other countries during his fight with Taliban.
Khalili is one of very few warlords to agree to take up positions in Kabul.
Khalili said Afghanistan and China have maintained sound momentum in the development of cooperation in such fields as politics, economy and culture.
Khalili said his talks with Iranian officials focused on issues of mutual interest, including Iran's contribution to Afghan reconstruction process.
Khalili said the Iranian officials were asked not to expel the illegal Afghan refugees as long as the conditions improve.
During his stay in Tehran, Khalili met and conferred with senior officials, including President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, and his counterpart Ali Saeedlou.
Khalili said that Kabul welcomes further investment of Iranian companies in the country's different development projects.
include moderate members of the Taliban.
of areas the Taliban have allegedly ransacked.
After all, Khalili is a complacent, harmless paper tiger who does not seem to have ambitions beyond the post of vice presidency.