Afghan Biographies

Aryoubi, Shahzad Gui

Name Aryoubi, Shahzad Gui
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Minister of Communication and Information Technology
History and Biodata

1. Former Ministers of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT) Telecommunications and Information Technology (MCIT):
Masoom Stanakzai,
Acting Minister  Eng. Amirzai Sangeen ,
Eng. Amirzai Sangeen nominated again 20120215
Eng. Amirzai Sangeen Minister of Communication and Information Technology (20120305-20140930)
Eng. Amirzai Sangeen Acting Minister of Communication and Information Technology (20141001)
acting Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology Hessamudin Hessam (20141209)
Abdul Razaq Wahidi (20150418, 20161115 impeached)
Shahzad Gul Aryoubi (20170807, 20171204 confirmed, 20190414)

Deputy Minister Finance and Administration F&A:
Wahabuddin Sadaat Sadat (20130226) Syed Ahmad Shah Sadaat has quit as deputy minister of information technology (20180625)
Eng. Baryalai Hesam Baryalai Hassam Baryali Hesam (20111031, 20130226, 20150119)
Mohammad Ajmal Marjan (20150502)
Director internal audit in the ministry of telecommunications and information technology:
Mohammad Omar Arian (20190501) had hired two Uzbekistan women for the purpose of prostitution with the help of a pimp identified as Sanjiv.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT):

Nasrat Rahimi (20150824 resigned)
MICT spokesman: Yaseen Samim (20160115)

Afghan Telecom
Incorporated under Afghan Law (June 2005), Afghan Telecom is 100% owned by the MCIT.

Postal administration in the MCIT (Jan. 2008)
Head: Mohammad Yasin Rahmati (20110319)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of Afghanistan (ATRA) within the framework of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) was established according to the Telecommunication Law in 2006.
Head: Ibrahim Muhammad Abbsasi (2010)

2. Previous Functions:
worked with various UN Offices (2000)
World Bank
Ministry of tribal Affairs
general director of Asan Khedmat (2015)
Minister of Communication and Information Technology (20170807, 20171204 confirmed, 20190414)

3. Biodata:
Shahzad Gul Ayoubi Sherzad Gul Aryoubi is a Pashtun from the Aryubi district of Khost province. Aryubi has a degree from Pakistan. He has worked in various UN offices since 2000 and in USAID, the World Bank and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and in 2015, he was appointed general director of Asan Khedmat (“easy service”) in the Finance Ministry: this is the so-called ‘one stop shop’ that will eventually bring all interactions between government and public under one roof, including getting licenses, IDs and passports and paying taxes

Last Modified 2019-05-01
Established 2017-08-07