Afghan Biographies

Haqqani, Abdul Baqi

Name Haqqani, Abdul Baqi
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1961
Function/Grade Minister of higher Education
History and Biodata

1. Former Ministers of Higher Education:
Danesh, (201001)
Danesh, Minister Designate Higher Education (20100626), no vote of confidence.
Danesh, Acting Minister of Higher Education (2010)
Dr. Mohammad Azam Dadfar (2009-201001), acting Minister till 20120305.
Dr. Obaidullah Obaid (20120305 -20140930)
Dr. Obaidullah Obaid Acting Minister of Higher Education (20141001)
acting Minister of Higher Education Muhammad Osman Baburi (20141209)
Mrs Prof Farida Mohmand (20150418, 20161114 appeached and acting)
Abdul Latif Rushan Abdul Latif Roshan (20171030) acting resigned (20171122)
Khwaja Omari (20171122, 20171204 confirmed)
Abdul Tawab Balakarzai (20190526, 20200831)
Dr. Abbar Basir (20200831, 20201121)
Abdul Baqi Haqqani (20210830) acting

Deputy Minister of Higher Education:
Dr Lutfullah Khairkhwa  (20211005, 20220118)


Deputy Minister of Higher Education:
Prof. M. Osman Babury Babari, Deputy Minister for academic Affairs (20100119),
Mohammad Sarwar Danish (20100118),
Ass Prof. Dr. Gul Hassan Walizai (20120912)
Abdul Tawab Balakarzai (20181100, 20190322)
Financial and Administrative Deputy Ministry of Higher Education:
Ahmad Seyar Mahjor, (20170311)

2. Previous Function:
Provincial Governor Khost
Provincial Governor Paktika
Deputy Minister of Information and Culture
Official in Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister of higher Education (20211005) acting

3. Biodata:
Abdul Baqi Haqqani Bashir Mohammad Shaikh Abdul Baqi Haqqani was born 1961 in Jalalabad, Nangahar Province. He said that those who have graduated from high schools during the past twenty years are of no use. The acting minister is meant by the graduates who have studied during the non-Taliban era when they were fighting the US-backed governments of Hamid Karzai and Ashraf Ghani.

Abdul Baqi Haqqani made the statements in a meeting with the university lecturers in KabulHaqqani said that they must hire teachers who instill the students and incoming generations the values that are of use in the country and Afghanistan can utilize their talents in the future. Earlier, the acting minister of higher education had said that the Master’s and Ph.D. holders of modern studies are less valuable than those who have studied in madrasas and have religious studies in Afghanistan.

The statement of Haqqani comes as the period-200-2020- is said to be one of the most important and rich eras when it comes to the level of education in Afghanistan.(20210104)

Last Modified 2022-01-19
Established 2021-08-30