Afghan Biographies

Fahim, Najib Aqa


Name Fahim, Najib Aqa
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1965
Function/Grade Minister of Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authori
History and Biodata

1. Former Heads Director Generals Ministers of Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) Natural Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) now Ministry of Afghanistan National Disaster Management:
Dr. Abdul Matin "Adrak" Edrak Idrak  (200701- 20101000),
Dr. Mohammad Daim Kakar, Mohammad Dayem Kakar Mohammad Dayam Kakar (20101129, 20140120, 20150227-20151020)
Eng. Wais Ahmad Barmak (20151021, 20170813)
Najib Aqa Fahim (20180325)

Deputy head of ANDMA:
Mohammad Aslam Sayas Mohammad Aslam Sias Mohammad Aslam Sahyas Mohammad Hassan Sayas (20111022, 20121018, 20151028)
Spokesman for the NDMA:
Omar Mohammadi (20160210)
Other ANDMA Officials:
ANDMA Director Najibullah,
ANDMA Director Shujauddin Shuja (20100809)

Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority has upgraded to ‘Ministry’ as per a decree by the Presidential Palace.(20151021)


2. Previous Functions:
First Secretary Afghan consulate Mashad, Iran
Finance manager at the Ministry of Works
Deputy Minister of Martyrs, Disabled and Social (20060701)

Consultant in the Ministry of Anti-Narcotics (20120428)
Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Counter Narcotics (20131203)
Teacher at the Faculty of Law and Political Science at Kabul University (20150127, 20170721)
Director General of Law of Treaties Directorate Ministry of Foreign Affairs MoFA (20160816, 20170803)

Ministry of Afghanistan National Disaster Management (20180325)
3. Biodata:
Najibullah Aqa Fahim Najib Fahim son of Mir Aqa was born 1965 in Kapisa Province. With a bachelor on Law and Political Science from Kabul University and a Masters in International Law, he is a teacher at the Faculty of Law and Political Science at Kabul University. He was first secretary at the Afghan consulate in Mashhad, Iran and then administration and finance manager at the Ministry of Works, Public Affairs and Disable People and Martyrs. He has served as a/the legal adviser of the Ministry of Interior and a senior adviser with the Ministry of Counter Narcotics. And finally he worked with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the head of developing policy department. He has two academic papers and his master thesis was on the legal situation of Amu Daria (River Oxus).

He has been nominated Minister for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).(20150127)

Afghan presidency has promised two ministerial posts to Jamiat-i-Islami political party as part of negotiation to end dispute over Balkh governorship, sources said 20180318. Based on the agreement, Mirwais Balkhi will be introduced as minister of education while Najib Aqa Fahim will be given another ministerial post. Both are members of the party.


Najib Aqa Fahim, a person close to Ata M. Noor has been introduced as the minister of state to address natural disasters.(20180325)

Last Modified 2018-03-25
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