Afghan Biographies

Idris, Mohammad

Name Idris, Mohammad
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Da Afghanistan Bank Head
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Head Taliban economic commission
Head of Da Afghanistan Bank acting (20210826, 202230322)

3. Biodata:
Haji Mohammad Idres Idrees aka Abdul Qahir hails from Jawzjan Province. Idris was head of the Taliban's finance section, but he has no formal financial training or higher education. Idris also said that there is no requirement that banks can employ women. In some banks, women make up around a fifth of the workforce.

Haji Mohammad Idris was the Central Bank Governor, and the reason for Bari’s appointment and who would replace him at the finance ministry is not clear as of now. Earlier, unconfirmed reports emerged about Badri’s resignation from the finance ministry is believed to be due to disputes over informal cash requests from senior Taliban leaders affiliated with the group’s supreme leader Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada. (20230322) 

Last Modified 2023-03-22
Established 2021-08-27