Afghan Biographies

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat DABS

Name Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat DABS
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade CEO and Senior Management Operational Managers
History and Biodata

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat DABS:
Dr. Mohammad Jalil Shams, Chief Excutive officer (CEO) (2010-20110100)
Chairman of Breshna Mirwais Alimi (20141015)
Abdul Razique Samadi; DABS Breshna Shirkat CEO (20110110, 20110724, 20150514)
Director of Da Afghanistan Bresha Sherkat (DABS):
Ghulam Haidar Sadiqi (20160605)
Head of DABS) Eng. Amanullah Ghalib (20171213)
DABS deputy head:
Abdul Malik (20111020)

The Senior Management Group is composed of 3 members heading the 3 divisions of Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat:
Gulla Jan Hairan, Chief Operating Officer,
Responsible for technical operations
Mirwais Alami, Chief Commercial Officer (20150330)
Responible for billing, revenue collection, loss reduction, tariffs and customer care
Ahmad Shah Sahil, Chief Financial Officer,
Responsible for financial management, planning and controlling, accounting, It and HR

Operational head of Breshna Sherkat:
Ahmad Shekeb Nesar (2015-02-23)
Mohammad Feroz Rafiq, Acting Chief Financial Officer, Responsible for financial management, planning and controlling, accounting,
IT and HR Operational Managers Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS):
Engineer Gula Jan (20100307), Hasibullah Rahmani Chaman-e-Hazoori, Mohammad Ajmal Stanikzai , Operator Abdul Wali Amery, Pul-e-Khumri Station, Mohammad Mobin Rahimi, Naib Abad Station Sar Gul Fagiri, Operator Nasratullah Fidaee, Engineer of Chamtala Sakhi Mohammad Amiri, Member of Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Ahmad Massod Sarwari, Senior Operator Mohammad Jawid Joya, Chamtala Station Niaz Mohammad Akbari Wardak, Chaman-e-Hazoori Rahmatullah Wafaee, North Sub-Station Operator
Head of Breshna Company in Samangan:

Eng. Mehrabuddin Joya (20170126)

DABS spokesperson:
Wahidullah Tawhidi
, former Spokesman to the Ministry of Finance in 20130510  (20140107, 20150525)


President Ashraf Ghani dismissed five top officials of the Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) and appointed their deputies as acting heads of their respective departments. Heads of operation, finance, commerce, Kabul branch and PMO project have been sacked.(20160531)

More Background:
Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) is an state owned independent and autonomous electricity company established under The Corporations and Limited Liabilities Law of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (IROA). DABS is a limited liability company with all its equity shares owned by the Government of Afghanistan (GoA). The company was incorporated on 4th May 2008 (15 Saur 1387) and replaces Da Afghanistan Breshna Moassassa (DABM) as the national power utility. DABS will operate and manage electric power generation, import, transmission, and distribution throughout Afghanistan on a commercial basis.


DABS’ shares are owned by the Government, voted on by Government representatives. As per the Articles of Incorporation, the Initial capital shall be AFS 25 billion; the ultimate capital shall be AFS 100 billion.

DABS shares are owned by

Ministry of Finance 45%

Ministry of Energy and Water 35%

Ministry of Economy 10%

Ministry of Urban Planning and Development 10

There are mainly two government organs involved in this sector; The Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW), and Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS). DABS or Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat is an autonomous organ and is no longer functioning directly under the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW); rather it holds the shares from four ministries, i.e. Ministry of Finance (45%), Ministry of Energy and Water (35%), Ministry of Economy (10%) and Ministry of Urban Development Affairs (10%).

Chaman Houzori, Kabul, Afghanistan Location: Kabul
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Last Modified 2017-12-13
Established 2010-03-09