Afghan Biographies

Erfani, Ayoob Mohammad

Name Erfani, Ayoob Mohammad
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1962
Function/Grade Ex Ambassador to Austria Vienna
History and Biodata

1. Former Ambassadors :
Abdulhamid Shogoofan Abdul Hamid Shogufan  (20090108, 20110513 - ),
Ayoob Erfani (20130520)

Other Diplomats:
Ghulam Abbas AKBARY, 1st Secretary (20081205)
Mohammad Yama AINI, 2nd Secretary (20090610)

Sayed Yusuf GAILANI, m
Minister - Counselor, (01.10.2010)

Daoud HACHEMI, m
First Secretary, (19.01.2011)

Abdul Jabar JAWID, m
First Secretary, (23.12.2011)

Mrs. Farzana NIAZI
Second Secretary, (05.07.2010)

Mrs. Simeen FARID KABULI, m
Third Secretary, (05.07.2012)

2. Previous Functions of Ayoob Mohammad Erfani:
Member Department of Middle East and Africa MoFA (1988-1991)
Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the UN (1991-1994) and First Secretary (1995-1996)
Chief Coordinator -MoFA in New York (1996-2001)
Counsellor Permanent Mission Afghanistan to the UN (2002-2003) and Minister Counsellor (2003-2005)
Director General of the MFA's UN. Affairs Department (2006-2007)

Deputy Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations
Director General for International Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2012-2013)
Ambassador to Austria Vienna (20130520)


3. Biodata:
Ayoob M. Erfani was born 14. Apr. 1962 in Faryab Province. He studied at Kabul University 1981. He was awarded M.A. political science from Moscow State Institute for political Relations where he studied from 1982-1988.

He speaks English, Arabic, Turkish, Dari, Uzbek and Pashtu.

Erfani is married and has four children.

Last Modified 2013-06-23
Established 2009-11-22