Afghan Biographies

Nezam, Ziaudin Ziaoddin Zia Uddin


Name Nezam, Ziaudin Ziaoddin Zia Uddin
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1947
Function/Grade Ambassador to Italy
History and Biodata

Afghan Foreign Ministry spokesman Janan Musazai says Kabul is planning to open an embassy in Greece by the end of March 2012 to help deal with illegal Afghan migrants there. Kabul would close its embassy in Bulgaria at the same time.(20120108). Until now the Afghan Ambassador to Italy was non resident envoy to Greece.

1. Former Ambassadors to Italy and Non Resident Envoy to Greece:
Mustafa Zahir
Prof. Musa Marofi (20080317-20121119)
Dr. Ziaudin Nizam (20121120 - )

2. Previous Functions:
Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV),
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban-Treaty Organization (CTBTO- Prep Commission)
Resident Representative of Afghanistan to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Representative (Partner for Co-operation) of Afghanistan to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
Director of Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kabul
Deputy Director of Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kabul Member of the UN Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kabul
Counselor in Legislation Department, Ministry of Justice, Kabul Ambassador to Austria (2003 - 2007),
Ambassador to Belgium (2091122-2011)
Senior Adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2011-2012)
Ambassador to Italy (20121120 - )

3. Biodata:
nezam_zia2Dr. Zia Nezam Ziauddin Nizam was born Oct 06, 1947 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is married to Seema Nezam and has two sons, Yama and Massoud. PhD (Doctorate d’état), International Law, Nice University, France M.E. Constitutional Law, Nice University, France M.A. Development Law, Nice University, France B.A. Public Law, Nice University, France

Previously he had worked for various Ministerial Departments of Afghanistan and as Financial Consultant in Noble Wealth Corporation. In addition he taught in different languages and legal centres.

Langugages spoken : Dari, Pashtu, French, English

Last Modified 2012-11-20
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