Afghan Biographies

Mohammad Rasoul Bawari

Name Mohammad Rasoul Bawari
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1957
Function/Grade Minister of Information and culture MoIC acting
History and Biodata

1. Former Ministers of Information, Culture and Youth Affairs, now MoIC:
Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen Rahin,
Abdul Karim Khurram (2009),
Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen (20100103-20140930),
Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen Acting Minister of (Information), Culture and Youth (20141001)
acting Minister of Information and Culture Ghulam Nabi Farahi (20141209)
Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Sayed Mosaddiq Khalili (20150213)
Abdul Bari Jahani (20150418, 20161107) vote of no confidence
Mrs. Sayeda Muzhgan Mostafavi, acting Minister of Information and Culture (20171023)
Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari acting Minister (20170423, 20171125)
Fazel Sancharaki, acting (20180102)

Deputy Ministers:
Deputy Minister for Youth Affairs at the Ministry of Information and Culture: Mohammad Zahir Ghaus Zaher Gauss (20091124)
Deputy Minister of Information and Culture Affairs: Mobariz Rashidi Mubarez Rashidi (20100225, 20111226),
Ahmad Zia Afshar, acting deputy minister for cultural affairs, has not been seen over the past three months. He has disappeared in Canada (20100328),
Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Publication Affairs: Sayed Hussain Fazel Sancharaki Sayed Aqa Fazel Sancharaki Fazil Sancharaki (20170503)
Deputy Minister Of ministry of information and culture in youth affairs: Taimoor Shah Eshaqzai, Timor Shah Ishaqzai Temor Shah Ishaqzai (20111224, 20150207)
Deputy in the Ministry of Information and Culture: Sayed Musadiq Khalili, Masaddiq Khalili, Sayed Masaddeq Khalili Sayed Mosadiq Khalili( (20120430, 20150526, 20160119))
Deputy Information and Culture Minister on Publications: Mrs. Simin Hassanzada, Simeen Hasanzada (20141112, 20150207) Simeen Hasanzada has been dismissed for publicly endorsing the brutal murder of Farkhunda over false allegation of Quran burning.(20150402), Mrs Sayeda Mrs. Muzhgan Mustafawi deputy of publication (20150621, 20171212)
Deputy of tourism, finance and administrative affairs: Zardasht Shams (20150526) Sayeda Muzhgan Mostafawi, former deputy of publication for Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) has been appointed as administrative, financial and tourism deputy minister of MoIC.(20170311)
Deputy on Youth Affairs with the Ministry of Information & Culture: Dr. Kamal Sadaat (20151006, 20161009)
Mohammad Rasoul Bawari (Hazara) has been appointed as deputy minister of culture and art for information and culture.(20170117)
Director of Foreign Relations: Omar Sultan (20100328), Contact: Aziza Ahmadyar (f)  Telephone: 93 (0) 70 152896 E-mail:

Adviser to the Culture Ministry:
Jallal Noorani (20140122)
Hadiurahman Hadi (20170830)

2. Previous Functions:
Kabul University, Faculty of Social Sciences (1984)
Khost city mayor (20140811)
Chancellor of Sheikh Zayed University (SZU), Khost province (20130609, 20150311)

Kabul University Professor, Archeologist (20120108, 20160512)

Deputy minister of culture and art for information and culture MoIC (20170117)
Acting Minister of Information and Culture (20170413)

3. Biodata:
Pohanwal Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari Rasool Bawari Rasul Bawari Mohammad Rasool Bawari son of Mohammad Bawari was born 1957 in Dehrawud district Uruzgan Province. He was awarded graduation certificate in the 12th grade (1342-1354), Diploma in B.A. Diploma. History of Kabul University (1354-1358) and later the University of M.A. (Diploma in Afghanistan), Kabul University (1362-1364)

In 1997 he migrated to the Netherlands.  From 2004 – 2008 he was a Professor in Groningen governmental University of the Netherlands.

In the year 1377 he and his family were refugees and migrated to India. In the year of 1387, in India he  served as the teacher of the ancient Chinese Education Department in a University.

He is married and has two sons and a daughter.

Bawari speaks Pashtu, Dari, Urdu and English


Last Modified 2018-05-06
Established 2017-01-17