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Tokhi ( Pashto: توخی) is a Ghilji Pashtun tribe found throughout southern, eastern, southeastern and northeastern Afghanistan. Similarly some members from Tokhi tribe also reside in Western, Southern and Eastern regions of Pakistan. In the Pashtun tribal hierarchy Tokhi is one of the most respected tribes. They are wholly powerful, rich and widely considered to be one of the most brave, warlike and tough Pashtun tribes. The mother of Mir Wais Hotak, founder of the Hotaki dynasty in Kandahar, belonged to the Tokhi tribe. Their origin is unclear but historically they have mostly lived in what is now Kabul Province in Afghanistan. The family currently in charge of leading the tribe is considered to have great influence over the government of Afghanistan. In other words, they are regarded to as the policy makers of Afghanistan