Afghan Biographies

High Council for National Reconciliation HNRC


Name High Council for National Reconciliation HNRC
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A source in the High Council for National reconciliation said that the listed names of Rahmatullah Nabil, Seyed Ishaq Gilani, Farkhondeh Zahra Naderi, and Shahzadeh Shahid has been removed as the members of the Reconciliation council due to opposition from President Ghani. The names of these prominent political figures were recently included in the list of 45 members of the council at the request of HCNR Head, Abdullah Abdullah. Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Salahuddin Rabbani, the head of Jamiat-e-Islami party and Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum did not participate at the first meeting of HNRC. (20201205)


Council Head Chairman
Head of the High Council for National Reconciliation HNRC:
Dr Abdullah Abdullah (20200821) Abdullah, said that establishing the council is his authority and it doesn’t require a presidential decree.(20200831)
 

Council leadership:
Abdul Salam Rahimi deputy head of the council,
Enayatullah Farahmand deputy head of the council,
Asadullah Saadati Asadullah deputy head of the council,
Mrs. Zuhra Mutahari former deputy governor of Paktia,
member of Afghanistan Ulema Council Atta-Ur-Rahman Salim,
head of Hizb-e-Islami Nawin Din Mohammad, political figure Akram Khpulwak,
head of negotiation team Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai,
special presidential envoy Noor-Ul-Haq Olumi.


Spokesman for the High Council for National Reconciliation:
Fraidoon Khwazoon Faraidoon Khwazon (20200821)

Six deputies and more than 40 plus members had been appointed to the body that was established in May 2020

1. Enayatullah Babur Farahmand, Abdullah's election campaign running mate
2. Asadullah Saadat, Abdullah's election campaign running mate
3, Abdul Salam Rahimi, State Minister for Peace Affairs
4. Ata-ur-Rahman Saleem, member of the now defunct High Peace Council
5. Haji Din Mohammad, member of the now defunct High Peace Council
6. a woman
 

The members of the council announced in a presidential decree are (20200829):

National figures:
former president Hamid Karzai. He rejected membership. He will not be a part of any government structure (20200830)

former mujahideen leader Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf,
Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, refused the membership of HCNR.(20200831)
former vice president Mohammad Karim Khalili,
former deputy chief executive Mohammad Mohaqiq,
former vice president Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum,
former vice president Mohammad Yunus Qanooni,
former foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani, refused the membership of HCNR. Rabbani in a statement said that he was not consulted about the inclusion of his name on the list; therefore, he rejects his membership.(20200831)
former mujahideen leader and former minister of energy and water Mohammad Ismalil Khan,
former Balkh governor and CEO of Jamiat-e-Islami Atta Mohammad Noor,
head of Maaz-e-Milli party Sayed Hamid Gailani,
Zabihullah Mujaddedi,
political and religious figure Sayed Mansoor Nadery,
political and religious figure Enayatullah Shahrani,
former deputy chief executive and political figure Engineer Mohammad Khan,
head of Afghanistan’s Ulema Council,
former head of the Administrative Office of the President Sadiq Modabir,
Mohammad Ismail Ghazanfar,
Mawlawi Khodaidad Saleh.
 

According to the decree, members of the from the government are:
First Vice President Amrullah Saleh,
Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh,
Acting Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar,
National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib,
Meshrano Jirga Speaker Fazl Hadi Muslimyar,
Wolesi Jirga Speaker Mir Rahman Rahmani,
Presidential adviser Almas Zahid,
State minister for peace affairs (has not yet been appointed)
Presidential advisor Mawlawi Jora Tahiri.  
 

Women members of the council are:
Civil society activist Safia Sediqqi,
Former MP Najiba Ayubi,
Member of the Afghan Women’s Network Mari Akrami,
Civil society activist Zia Gul Rezaee,
Member of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission Alia Yulmaz,
Former higher education minister Farida Mohmand,
Chairperson of medical council of Afghanistan Nasrin Oryakhil ,
Civil society activist Zarqa Yaftali Zarka Yaftali
 

The leadership members of the council are:
Abdullah Abdullah, head of the High Council for National Reconciliation,
Abdul Salam Rahimi, deputy head of the council,
Enayatullah Farahmand, deputy head of the council,
Asadullah Saadati, deputy head of the council,
Mrs. Zuhra Mutahari, former deputy governor of Paktia,
Atta-Ur-Rahman Salim, member of Afghanistan Ulema Council
Nawin Din Mohammad, head of Hizb-e-Islami
Akram Khpulwak, political figure
Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, head of negotiation team
Noor-Ul-Haq Olumi, special presidential envoy

 

Last Modified 2020-12-05
Established 2020-08-22