Afghan Biographies

Jalil, Husa Mrs

Name Jalil, Husa Mrs
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1992
Function/Grade Deputy Interior Minister
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Acting director of Policy in the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (2017)
Deputy Interior Minister for Policy and Strategy (20181205)
3. Biodata:
Mrs Husa Jalil Hasna Jalil Hosna Jalil  was born in Kabul 1992. Her family moved to the southeastern city of Ghazni. She received her master’s degree in business administration at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) and has worked in policy planning at the Mines and Petroleum Ministry.

She was appointed as deputy interior minister and was first Afghan woman ever appointed as high Interior Ministry post in Afghanistan. She was appointed in 5 December 2018. This appointment has sparked mixed reactions as the government eyes increasing role of women in the politics and other sectors.


Last Modified 2020-05-28
Established 2018-12-05