Ahmad Zia Massoud, the brother of the assassinated mujahideen commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, represented the Jamiat-e-Islami group in Peshawar during the resistance against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Born: 1940, Badhakshan
Former role: president of the Islamic State of Afghanistan1992-1996
Role: leader of the National Front
Burhanuddin Rabbani was key to the foundation of the Jamiat-e-Islami (Islamic Society of Afghanistan), leading the party's inner council from 1971.