1. Former Heads of Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS):
Fatima Gilani (2004 - )
Other ARCS officials as of 20140722:
Vice President: Mohammad Zaher WALIZADA
Secretary General: Mohammed Naim DINDAR
Dessemination manager: Haji Noor AGHA
Disaster Management Director : Abdul Rahman KALANTARY
Finance and HR Director: Mohammad Naim ATEMAD
Health Director: Dr. Salim BAHRAMAND
International Relation and Dissemination Director: Mrs Sarema AFZALI
International Relation Manager: Mohammad Jawad MURADI
OD and Resource Mobilization Director: Mohammed Taib YUSUFZAI
Youth and Volunteer management: Mohammad Daoud LATIF
Provincial Directors of ARCS:
Sayed Naser Hemat (20100209),
Golam Yahya Rasuli (20100209),
Fatima Gailani was born in Kabul 1954. She is divored from Hamid Nasser-Zia and later married to Dr. Awar ul Haq Ahadi (Ex Minister of Finance). She is the daughter of Pir Ahmad Gailani. She got her school education on Lycee Malalai in Kabul. 1978 she studied at the Iran National Melli University and later at the Muslim College in London (1994) where she got an MA in literature with a thesis about Sufism. Anwar ul Haq Ahadi was divorced from his first wife later married Fatima Gilani, daughter of Pir Ahmad Gilani.
She lived 20 years abroad in London, where her father owns a house. She worked in London as a spokesperson for the mujahideen during the Soviet war of the 1980s. She was present at the 2001 Bonn conference as an observer, and in 2002 was a delegate at the Emergency Loya Jirga. In 2003, President Karzai appointed her as a constitution drafting and ratifying commissioner. She has got one daughter from her first husband. Now she lives in Kabul with her daughter, Homaira Nasser- Zia Khan. Fatima Gailani has been serving as the president of the Afghan Red Crescent Society since 2004.
She received the Peace and Friendship Award from the Iranian president at the 90th anniversary of the humanitarian organisation’s creation.(20121221)
Fatima Gilani holds US citizenship.
Fatima Gilani speaks Dari, Pashtu and English