Afghan Biographies

Ahmadzai, Muhammad Zahed Haji

Name Ahmadzai, Muhammad Zahed Haji
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1971
Function/Grade Member of Taliban Negotiation team
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Member of Taliban Negotiation team
3. Biodata:
Mullah Muhammad Ahmadzai or Haji Muhammad Zahed Ahmadzai Zahid Ahmadzai was born 1971 and hails from Logar. Ahmadzai completed his studies from the International Islamic University of Islamabad. He served as a diplomat in Islamabad during the Taliban regime. During the Jihad era, he was close to leader of the Harkat-e Inqilab-e Islami Mawlawi Muhammad Nabi Muhammadi.

He is a long-time member of the political office in Doha. During the Taleban time, he has worked as third secretary at the group’s embassy in Islamabad. He may have lived in Dubai for a long time as a businessman. More recently, he surfaced in media reports on the meetings between the group and US negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad on the US-Taleban agreement.

He speaks Pashtu, Arabic and English.

Last Modified 2020-09-13
Established 2020-09-13