Afghan Biographies

Nasser-Zia, Hamidullah Khan

Name Nasser-Zia, Hamidullah Khan
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1951
Function/Grade Ex-Ambassador
History and Biodata

2.Previous Functions:
Actg. Minister and  ChargĂ© d'affaires in Italy for the Afghan Government-in-Exile 1997-2001,
Ambassador to Italy 2001-2002,
Ambassador to Germany 2002-2006,

3. Biodata:
Nasser-Zia_HamidHamidu'llah Khan Nasser-Zia was born 1951. He is a member of the royal afghan family. He is a cousin of former afghan King Mohammed Zahir Schah, who was toppled in 1973. Nasser-Zia followed the King, and went into exile in Rome 1979, where the King lived. Married 1975 to Fatima Begum (born at Kabul, 1954, younger daughter of Pir Sayyid Ahmad Gailani [Agha Effendi], sometime spiritual leader and mujahedin commander, by his wife, Adila Begum, eldest daughter of Sardar 'Abdu'l Baqi Khan. m. (second) Roxana Vakili. Hamidullah Nasser-Zia was the first Ambassador of Afghanistan in Berlin since nearly 25 years and resumed Office in September 2002. In his childhood Nasser-Zia, son of the afghan Ambassador to Moscow, spent some weeks in Berlin to cure a severe cold in a Dahlem Hospital (Berlin) specialised on children diseases.

He is no Career Diplomat.

Last Modified 2011-04-29
Established 2009-11-02