Afghan Biographies

Khalili, Mohammad Taqi

Name Khalili, Mohammad Taqi
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Ambassador
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions of Mohammad Taqi Khalili:

Minister, Deputy Permanent Representative
Third Secretary, Permanent Mission, Geneva.(20060615)

Adviser to the Second Vice President (Taqi's father) Karim Khalili (20100807)
Counsellor (Political)  Afghan Embassy in Washington (20120117)
Minister Deputy Permanent Representative Permanent Mission to the UN in New York (20130200-20141219)
Ambassador to Azerbaijan Baku (20141220, 20150224)
Minister, Deputy Permanent Representative


3. Biodata:
Mohammad Taqi Khalili is former Second Vicepresident Karim Khalili's son. Born in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, he is a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where he also served as Political Counselor at the Afghan Embassy to the United States. Mohammad Taqi, said his father chooses party officials for provincial-level leadership positions. Taqi hopes to inherit the Hezb-e-Wahdat's reins within 10 years, on the assumption that his father will maintain a centralized control over the party. (20081201)


Taqi Khalili, elder son of Karim Khalili, the second former vice president is a diplomat at the MoFA for over 13 years. He has also served as the deputy of the permanent representative of Afghanistan at UN. Since the formation of the unity government, he is serving as Afghan ambassador to Azerbaijan without going through legal process of working for three years in MoFA.(20150301)

He is married to Nahid Ghaiby Khalili.

Last Modified 2020-06-08
Established 2014-12-20