Afghan Biographies

Durani, Nasir Ahmad


Name Durani, Nasir Ahmad
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1952
Function/Grade Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MoRRD)
History and Biodata

1. Previous Minsters of Rural Rehabilitation and Development
Mohammad Hanif Atmar (Laghman),
Mohammed Ihsan (Ehsan) Zia (2006),
Jarullah Mansoori (20100109)
Eng. Wais Ahmad Barmak (20120305 -20140930)
Eng. Wais Ahmad Barmak acting Minister (2014101)
acting Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development Tareq Osmani (20141209)
Nasir Durrani (20150127-)

Deputy Minister Programmes:
Eng Wais Ahamad Barmak (2008-20120304)
Phone: 0799 041 553 - 0799 402 091 - 0700 287 703
Mr. Mohammad Tariq Ismati acting  (20130113)

Deputy Minister Administration and Finance:
Eng Atiqullah Khawasi (20110502, 20130113)
Phone: 0700 692 124 - 0787 561 516
Spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Rehabilitation and Rural Development:
Jamil Danesh (20141119)


2. Previous Functions:
Deputy Minister of the Mines and Petroleum, operation and manager of solid mines (20101111, 20111228, 20121210, 20131223)
Minister of Rural and Rehabilitation and Development  (20150127-)

 

3. Biodata:

Engineer Naseer Ahmad Durrani, deputy operation and manager of solid mines:

Son of Shaheed Haji Shah Mohammad, Engineer Naseer Ahmad Durrani, belongs to Pul-i-Kandahari village of the Mohammad Agah district of central Logar province.

He completed his primary and secondary education in 1967 in his hometown and then proceeded to Kabul Technical Institute where he completed his 12th class in 1970.

Durrani obtained engineering degree from Kabul University in 1975 and went to the US in 1988 where he studied his field for another one year in the Nebraska University.

He served in various capacities in the Ministry on Mines and Petroleum from 1970 to 1983.

During 1985, he worked as technical advisor with VITA for eight years and later became the administrative head in the Ministry of Public Works in 1993.

He worked in a Steel Mills Company in Peshawar for eight years and then worked with other energy sectors companies of the United Kingdom and France.

He is deputy operation manager of solid mines in the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum.

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Engineer Naseer Ahmad Durrani, deputy operation and manager of solid mines:

Son of Shaheed Haji Shah Mohammad, Engineer Naseer Ahmad Durrani, belongs to Pul-i-Kandahari village of the Mohammad Agah district of central Logar province.

He completed his primary and secondary education in 1967 in his hometown and then proceeded to Kabul Technical Institute where he completed his 12th class in 1970.

Durrani obtained engineering degree from Kabul University in 1975 and went to the US in 1988 where he studied his field for another one year in the Nebraska University.

He served in various capacities in the Ministry on Mines and Petroleum from 1970 to 1983.

During 1985, he worked as technical advisor with VITA for eight years and later became the administrative head in the Ministry of Public Works in 1993.

He worked in a Steel Mills Company in Peshawar for eight years and then worked with other energy sectors companies of the United Kingdom and France.

He is deputy operation manager of solid mines in the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum.

- See more at: http://mines.pajhwok.com/biographies-deputies-ministry-mines-and-petroleum#sthash.rzE4fVBz.dpuf

Engineer Naseer Ahmad Durrani, Son of Shaheed Haji Shah Mohammad, was born 1952 and hails from Pul-i-Kandahari village of the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province. He completed his primary and secondary education in 1967 in his hometown and then proceeded to Kabul Technical Institute where he completed his 12th class in 1970. Durrani obtained engineering degree from Kabul University in 1975. In 1981, he went to the Philippine, where he studied management of small mines and their detection and obtained a degrees and appreciation letters. Durrani migrated to Pakistan in 1985.  He went to the US in 1988 where he studied his field for another one year in the Nebraska University. He served in various capacities in the Ministry on Mines and Petroleum from 1970 to 1983. During 1985, he worked as technical advisor with VITA for eight years and later became the administrative head in the Ministry of Public Works in 1993. He worked in a Steel Mills Company in Peshawar for eight years and then worked with other energy sectors companies of the United Kingdom and France. He returned to Afghanistan with his family in 2009 and was appointed as advisor to the Ministry of Economy and later as deputy Minister of Mines. Durani said he had been associated with Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan in the past, but currently linked to its non-violent breakaway faction -- led by Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal.
Nasir Ahmad Durani was nominated by President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as Rural Rehabilitation and Development Minister (MRRD). (20150112) Wolesi Jirga rconfirmed Nominee for the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development Nasir Durrani won with 145 votes, 71 against, 19 blank, and five invalid.(20150128)

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