Afghan Biographies

Azizi, Masood Ahmad Maj Gen


Name Azizi, Masood Ahmad Maj Gen
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1983
Function/Grade Ambassador to UAE
History and Biodata

1. Former Ambassadors to the United Arab Emirates:
Farid Zekria Zikria (20041021-2011 )
Najeebullah Mojadidi, Afghanistan Ambassador to the UAE (20110421-20160215)
Abdul Farid Zikria (20160216, 20190927)
Massoud Azizi (20200112)


2. Previous Functions:
Country director Afghan Transportation Network for the Ministry of Defense 
Founder and Chairman of “Afghanistan Forward” Member of the United Nations Global Compact - Member of the International Code of Conduct (ICoC)
Chief of Staff for the Governor of Nangarhar and Kandahar
Association 
Liaison to NATO Officers in Eastern of Afghanistan

Deputy Minister of Policy and Strategy in Ministry of Interior (201312, 20160906)
Afghanistan General Counselor Dubai (20200112)

3. Biodata:
Maj Gen Masood Ahmad Azizi was born on 4 June 1983 into a religious and elite family of relative affluence in Kandahar Province.  He is the son to a prominent Political and tribal leader Abdul Aziz Khan. He was educated at his home town school in Kandahar province. He holds a Bachelor in Law and a Master in International Relations from a prominent British institute, Warwick University. Azizi wrote his Master’s thesis on “Tribalism in Afghanistan”

Masood Ahmad Azizi became Deputy Minister of Policy and Strategy in Ministry of Interior and Brigadier General in December 2013. President Karzai issued Azizi a second star to Major General Azizi for his accomplishments in the honor of his Nation.

He is fluent in Pashto, Dari, Urdu and English.

Last Modified 2020-01-12
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