Afghan Biographies

Mujadidi, Dr. Zabihullah Mujadiddi


Name Mujadidi, Dr. Zabihullah Mujadiddi
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Governor
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Professor in Civil Engineering, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, (1977–1987),
Deputy Minister of Higher Education (1992),
Volunteer Work with the Afghan Resistance Against Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, Peshawar, Pakistan, (1987–1992)
Secretary General of Afghan National Liberation Front (1985-1996),
Professor in Civil Engineering, Ahmadshah Abdali University for Afghan Refugees, Peshawar, Pakistan, (1994–1995),
Senior Structural Engineer; Civil Services, Inc. (Engineering Design Consultants), Jacksonville, Florida, USA, (1996–2001), Project Manager - Specialist III; Department of Building and Development, Loudoun County Government, Virginia, USA, (2001–2004),
Director of Design, QC/QA and Capacity Building Divisions, Technologists, Inc., Kabul, Afghanistan, (2004–2009),
Governor of Kabul Province (20090700 -20110228),

3. Biodata:
mujaddidi_zabihullahZabihullah Mujadidi Mujaddidi Mojadiddy Dr Zabihullah Mojaddedi was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. Some years he lived in Pakistan (1987-1992) before emigrating to the United States of America, where he also received his higher education. He is the second son of Hazrat Sebghatullah Mujadadi, former speaker of upper house, who was the leader of Nejat-e-Milli. He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering/Structures, 1971 - University of Hawaii, United States M.S. in Civil Engineering/Structures, 1973 - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States, Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Mechanic, 1977 - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States. He spent almost 20 years living in Virginia, America.

He is a founding member and member of various organisations (Founding Member, Member of Board of Directors and President (2007–2009), Society of Afghan Architects %26 Engineers (SAAE), Afghanistan. Founding Member, Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), USA. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA. Member, Society of Afghan Engineers (SAE), USA. Member, International Who-is-Who of Professionals, 1997.)

Kabul Governor Zabihullah Mujaddedi resigned on Monday, 28. Feb. 2011, accusing the government of ignoring his reconstruction programmes for the province.

Mujaddidi has American citizenship and speaks Pashtu, Dari and English.

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