Afghan Biographies

Monawar, Wali

Name Monawar, Wali
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1970
Function/Grade Ambassador to Belgium and Special Representative EU
History and Biodata

1. Former Ambassadors to Belgium:
Ziaoddin Ziauddin Nezam (20091122- )
Homayoun Tandar (2011-20151128)

Mohammad Omar Samad Ambassador designate (20160400)
Wali J. Monawar (20170217)

Embassy Staff as of 20170819:
Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Special Representative to the EU

Bashir Ahmad SHUKRAN
Counselor, NATO & Political Affairs

First Secretary, Political, EU & Economic Affairs

Mohammad Reza AZEMI
First Secretary, Administrative Affairs

Mustafa KARIMI
Second Secretary, NATO Affairs

Zubair Yosufi
Second Secretary, Consular Affairs

Mohammad Arif NOORZAI
Third Secretary, Consular Affairs

Former Embassy Staff:
Ahmad Seyar MAALIJI
Chargé d'Affaires & Counselor
First Secretary
Bashir Ahmad SHUKRAN
First Secretary
Mrs. Farima NAWABI
Second Secretary
Sulaiman SAFI
Second Secretary
Mohammad Arif NOORZAI
Third Secretary

2. Previous Functions Wali Monawar:
Ambassador to Qatar, Doha (20061102)
Director General of Protocol Department at the Afghan Foreign Ministry
Ambassador to Belgium and the EU (20170217)

3. Biodata:
Wali Monawar was born 1970 in Afghanistan. He is the son of Ehsan Munawar (brother-in law of Zalmai Khalilzad) is a nephew of former Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalimai Khalilzad and he was his uncles watchdog to President Hamid Karzai until Monawar was posted as Ambassodor to Qatar. Wali J. MONAWAR replaced Ahmad Seyar MAALIJI, who has been serving as Chargé d’Affaires Special Representative to the EU.(20170217)

Last Modified 2017-08-20
Established 2017-08-19