Afghan Biographies

Ziaee, Fahimullah Eng.

Name Ziaee, Fahimullah Eng.
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Deputy Minister for Irrigation & Natural Resource MAIL
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Project Officer with the Water Supply & Sanitation Directorate at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (2006)
Project Manager for drought and illicit crops elimination projectI
rrigation Policy Adviser to the deputy Minister for Irrigation and Natural Resources
Project Director for the donor funded On-Farm Water Management Project (OFWMP)
Director for Irrigation  within the MAIL
Deputy Minister for Irrigation & Natural Resource Management at the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (20161100, 20170501)

3. Biodata:
Engr. Fahimullah Ziaee holds a Master degree in Hydraulic Engineering from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education ( and a BSc in Irrigation Engineering from University of Agriculture in Faisalabad, Pakistan. Ziaee has over 10 years of professional working experience with both donors and Afghanistan's government. Ziaee was awarded fellowship to pursue his Master degree in the Netherlands from 2009-2011.
Ziaee is also representing the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in the Board of Governors of the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a regional knowledge development and learning center serving the eight regional member countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan) of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya regions.

He speaks English, Dari, and Pashto.

Last Modified 2017-05-01
Established 2017-05-01