Afghan Biographies

Mubin, Said Shah

Name Mubin, Said Shah
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1963
Function/Grade Ministry of Finance Deputy for Cumstom and Revenues
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Assistant Professor (Afghanistan University for Science and Technology), Jalalabad, Afghanistan,
Research assistant in Institute of Policy studies, Islamabad, Pakistan (1988- 1991),
Dean of Faculty of Economics in (Afghanistan University for Science and Technology), Jalalabad, Afghanistan (1996-1999),
Dean of Faculty of Political Science in (Afghanistan University for Science and Technology) Jalalabad, Afghanistan (1999-2001),
Senior Director General of the Monetary policy department, Da Afghanistan Bank (2001-2002),
Economist, for Macro Economic Unit, Monetary policy department, Bearing point, Da Afghanistan Bank (2002-2004), Program Economist in Economic Growth office of USAID in Afghanistan from 2004 till 2006,
Deputy Minister of Finanace for Custom and Revenues (2009- )

Shah_Said_MubinSaid Mubin Shah, son of Said Bander, was born in 1963 in Nangarhar, Afghanistan. He was appointed acting deputy minister on 2008 to oversee all custom and Revenue affairs of the Afghan Government. He was appointed as Deputy Minister for Customs and Revenues on 31 July 2009

Prior to his new task he worked as senior advisor for Mastaufiate coordination. Shah has worked during November 2006 to October 2009 as Research and Policy Director of AISA and worked as main program economist with EGO at USAID/ Afghanistan. He also worked as Macro economist advisor to the governor of DAB during 2002 to 2004 and remains as a senior Director General of the monetary policy department.

Right after his graduation from BSC (hons) in economics, MSc in Economic and completing his regular studies in PhD economics at IIU, Islamabad in 1995, he joined a private university as lecturer . He worked there as a lecture, assistant professor, Dean of Faculty of Economics until the fall of Taliban government.

Shah has taken tens of professional training at the USA, Europe and other Asian countries in the field of economics (monetary, fiscal, trade, economic development), CTO, communication, leadership, 7habits, conflict management and others fields.

Said Mubin Shah is presently (20091130) PhD candidate and fellow at UNITAR. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics in School of Economics, from International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan.

Mubin Shah knows Pashto, Dari, English, Urdu and Arabic as well.

Last Modified 2011-08-15
Established 2009-11-30