Around 90% of the Muslim population were , the rest were.
This included the Four Point Program in 1951, when Afghanistan and the United States signed an agreement in Kabul to help assist the economic development in the economy, and the construction of a 100 km pipeline from to that was built by Soviet technicians and began in 1954.
He was succeeded by his son, , whose rule started in 1933 and lasted for 39 years.
A quarter to third of all Afghan officers had trained in the Soviet Union by 1973.
The deal gave the Afghan military imported tanks and jet fighters.
In July 1973, Daoud Khan staged a bloodless while was not in the country.
The majority of Afghans were , approximate 99% of the population.
Tajiks make up the second largest ethnic group with 25.