Afghan Biographies

Hashimzai, Dr. Mohammad Qaasem Hashemzai


Name Hashimzai, Dr. Mohammad Qaasem Hashemzai
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth 1945
Function/Grade Head of independent commission for overseeing the implementa
History and Biodata

 2. Previous Functions:
Judge and Acting Head of Special Court for employees (1965 – 1966),
General Director of Registration of Commercial Documents (1964 – 1965),
Head of Afghan Monitoring Desk and Asia Foundation Desk in BBC World Service in England,
Deputy to Research and Studies Department of the Supreme Court ( 1973 – 1977),
Advisor to the Minister of Justice (2002),
Chairman of the Secretariat of Independent Commission for Judicial and Justice Reforms,
Chairman of Citizenship Affairs Commission,
Member of the Red Cross leadership board and the Head of “National Legal Training Center” board.
Deputy Minister of Justice (2011)
Head of independent commission for overseeing the implementation constitution (20160718)

3. Biodata:
hashmzai_Dr_MohammadDr. Mohammad Qaasem Hashemzai Mohammad Qasim Hashimzai. Dr. Mohammad Qasim Hashimziwas born 12.04.1945 in Kabul City where he completed his primary and secondary education. In 1338 (1959), he was accepted to the Law Faculty of Kabul University. 1960-1963 Kabul University BA Law. Dr. Hashemzai’s Higher Education and Scientific Degrees are as follows: (1965 Following UN fellowship [Judicial Organization in the Protection of Human Rights] in Yugoslovakia, Egypt and Sri-Lanca (1965: Following Asia Foundation Fellowship [Public Administration] in USA. 1965-1966 Oxford University, Keble College, England Dip. (Government and Development) 1966-1967 Oxford University, Keble College, England Dip. in Law (Criminal Procedure) 1969-1971 Oxford University, Keble College, England M.Litt ( Precedent and Law Reporting) 1977-1981 Sheffield University, England Ph.D (Crimes against Property)

Mr. Hashimzai, who spent more than 20 years in England, came back to Afghanistan on March 20, 2002 after the Taliban Regime was overthrown.

Mohammad Qasim Hashimzai was recommended for ICOIC.(20151130)


In addition to Dari and Pashto, Hashimzai is fluent in English.

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