Afghan Biographies

Dawi, Abdul Ghafar


Name Dawi, Abdul Ghafar
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1968
Function/Grade Dawi Oil Pvt. Ltd Chairman
History and Biodata

Chairmen Dawi Oil Pvt. Ltd.:
Abdul Ghafar Dawi

3. Biodata:
dawi_abdul_ghafarAbdul Ghafar Dawi was born in the year 1347 (1968) in Kabul. He attended High school in Habibia High School. He holds a Bachelors degree in Political Sciences Faculty of Law from Kabul University in Kabul, Afghanistan. Abdul Ghafar Dawi, is a Businessman, with offices in Dubai, UAE and Kabul, Afghanistan an he is a Board member of AICC. Background: Dawi Oil Ltd was established 30.07.2006 and is a branch of Dawi Group of Companies (dawi_company@Yahoo.com) operating as the leading aviation fuel distributor located across Afghanistan.

Dawi Group in addition to oil business has been in many businesses including construction, agriculture, trading and very recently Dawi Group has opened the only Duty Free Shop in Afghanistan at Kabul International Airport (New Terminal). Dawi Oil has invested heavily in jet fuel storage facilities as well as distribution facilities with the advance technology and professional team workers. The Company has assembled new facilities across the country over and above upgrades the existing storages and rising as the only modern facility in the local and regional level. It is one of the few fuel companies with Research and Development facilities dedicated to the aviation sector. Following an investigation of (military) customer requirements, Dawi Oil Ltd has made major improvements concerning its services, in order to offer greater efficiency, responsiveness and professionalism.

So far, Dawi Oil has been known for fuel supplying efficiency and quality assurance which attracted over 40 national and international airlines and aviation companies to utilize Dawi Oil services and have concluded bi-lateral long term agreements. Dawi Oil is a major fuel supplier for US and NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Former shareholder of Kabul Bank and the head of Dawi Oil Abdul Ghafar Dawi has been arrested in capital Kabul. Reports also indicate that Dawi was put on Exit Control List after he was summoned by the Afghanistan Attorney General’s Office. He has reportedly been arrested on charges of embezzlement of millions of Dollars in fuel and oil contracts.(20170313) According to document with the anti-corruption tribunal, Dawi was arrested on March 14 on fraud charges and was shifted to the Pul-i-Charkhi prison.(20170404)

Ghaffar Dawi, was arrested over allegations of corruption. It is his second arrest by the ACJC after that four months ago. At the time of his previous arrest, sources said that Dawi had been arrested over tax evasion, refusal to repay government debts and corruption.(20170712)

Dawi is married to Shukria Barakzai (MNA). He has got a second wife also.

Dawi Oil Ltd Aviation Fuel President: Abdul Ghafar Dawi
Deputy head of Dawi Oil Company: Mohammad Asghar Gheyasi (20170404)
Add: Butcher Street, Shahr-e- Naw,
Phone: +93(0) 799 700 800 Kabul, Afghanistan
Email: fuel@dawioil.af
Website: http://dawioil.af

Last Modified 2017-07-12
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