Afghan Biographies

Habibi, Hukam Khan

Name Habibi, Hukam Khan
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Governor
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions Hukam Khan Habibi:
Deputy Minister of Economy for technical Affairs (20130309)
Provincial Governor Khost (20150609, 20160216, 20170703, 20181227)

3. Biodata:
Hukum Khan Habibi Hakam Khan Habibi was born in the Akbarkhel village of Azra district in Logar province. He is in his late thirties or early forties). He is said to have obtained a master’s degree from India, likely in the field of agriculture, and is said to have worked as a lecturer at Nangrahar University. He seemed to have served as director general in the Ministry of Agriculture, research department. From some point in 2013 onwards, he worked as deputy minister of economy (technical affairs) and kept the position until he became governor on 9 June and is a President Ashraf Ghani appointee. (20150920)

Hukam Khan Habibi claims Haji Gulan’s men, posing as Taliban, kidnapped and injured him. On the other hand, Gulan’s son acknowledged kidnaping Habibi but said that they were not robbers and had no links with the Taliban.(20210909)


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