Afghan Biographies

Azimi, Salamat Mrs.


Name Azimi, Salamat Mrs.
Ethnic backgr. Uzbek
Date of birth 1965
Function/Grade Minister of Counter Narcotics MoCN
History and Biodata

1. Former Ministers of Counternarcotis / Narcotic Affairs/ Minister of Counter Narcotics MCN MoCN:
Eng. Habibullah Qaderi (Zabul) (2005),
General Khodaidad (20080302), (Khodaidad had been serving as acting minister before),
Zarar Ahmad Moqbel Muqbel Muqbil Osmani (was named acting Minister of Foreign Affairs) (2010 -20131028) )
Din Mohammad Mubarez Din Mohammad Mobariz Rashidi (20131225-20140930)
Din Mohammad Mobariz Rashidi Acting Minister of Counter Narcotics (20141001)
acting Minister of Counter Narcotics Harun Alrashid Shirzad Haroon Rashid Sherzad (20141209)
Mrs. Salamat Azimi (20150418)

Deputy Ministers Counter Narcotics:
Dr. Mohammad Zafar (20091116),
Gen Baaz Mohammad Ahmadi (20110411)
Mohammad Ibrahim Azhar (20111027)
Haroon Rashid Sherzad for Policy and Coordination (20131213, 20140209)
 

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Counter Narcotics:
Abdul Qayum Samer Abdul Qayyum Samir (20110918)


2. Previous Functions:
Head of the commission’s section for children’s rights in northern Afghanistan, Children Department of Afghanistan Independence Human Rights Commission in Mazar-e-Sharif (20111015)
Women's rights advocate and director of Ariana Legal Foundation in Mazar-e-Sharif (20140105)
Minister of Counter Narcotics (20150418)
3. Biodata:
Prof Phanwal Salamat Azimi daughter of  Mohammad Azim born 1965 in Ankhoi district of Faryab province in an intellectual family. After graduating  from Abu-Muslim Khurasani High School in1982, she subsequently started her higher education in Kabul University and earned her BA degree from law and political science faculty. She received her Master Degree from Payam-e-Noor International University in 2014.

She was arepresentative of Balkh University in emergency Loya Jirga held in 2003, member of national peace consultative Jerga of Balkh held in 2011, member of traditional Loya Jirga from Balkh province held in 2012, member of consultative Jerga (Bilateral Security Agreement BSA) held in 2014, human rights commissioner in northern Afghanistan in support of children rights, member of lawyers association of Balkh province, director of Aryana lawyers association, head of the association for women lawyers and specialists in Balkh province.

Mrs. Ustad Salamat Azimi has been picked as Counter-narcotics Minister.(20150321) She formerly served as a university professor and the Deputy Director of Balkh University. She was confirmed by Wolesi Jirga. (20150418)

She is married and has two sons and three daughters

Her native language is Uzbeki, she is fluent in Dari and Pashto and she is acquainted with English language.

Last Modified 2015-12-10
Established 2015-03-22