Progressive Democratic Party of Afghanistan (حزب مترقی دموکرات افغانستان) is a political party in Afghanistan, founded in 1966. It was led by Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal, who was prime minister 1965-1967. The party had a moderate socialist orientation.

The party and its followers were generally known by the name of the party newspaper, Musawat.[1]

The party has recently reemerged as a legal party, and is registered with the Ministry of Justice. It is led by Mohammad Wali Arya who resides in the United States of America at the moment.[2]


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