Afghan Biographies

Azizi, Nooruddin Haji

Name Azizi, Nooruddin Haji
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Minister of Commerce and Trade
History and Biodata

1. Minister of Commerce and Trade Minister of Industry and Commerce Ministry of Industry and Commerce:
Haji Nooruddin Azizi (20210921, 20220304) acting

First Deputy Minister of Commerce:
Haji Mohammad Bashir, resident of Baghlan (202100921)

Second Deputy Minister:
Mohammad Azim Sultanzada (20210921)

Mohammad Azim Sultanzada and Mohammad Bashir are two traders from the northern Sar-e-Pul and Baghlan provinces.

2. Previous Function Haji Nooruddin Azizi:
Minister of Commerce (20210921, 202220304, 20231206) acting

Head of the Facilitation Committee for Businessmen and Industrialists (20231206)

3. Biodata:
Haji Nooruddin Azizi, son of Alhaj Gulbuddin Azizi, was born in Dasht-e-Rewat village, Khenj district, Panjshir province in a religious, influential, and business family. Azizi started his education in Dasht-e-Rewat and completed his education in Zabihullah Shaheed in Kabul. Azizi has at least three decades of experience in Trade, Business, and Mining in national and international levels.

During the invasion of the Soviet Union the Azizi family took crucial part in defending the Afghan sovereignty and simultaneously engaged in trade as a means of earning a living, while also extending helping hands towards Afghan Refugees outside Afghanistan.

Along with his extensive experience in business, industry, trade, mines, and other similar activities, Azizi has worked closely with trade unions in various sectors to promote mining and technical extraction methods of raw materials, commercial growth, and have played a vital and constructive role in the country's private sector.

Haji Nooruddin Azizi has been appointed as acting Minister of Commerce & trade. He is a prominent investor from the northeastern Panjshir province. (20210921)

He speaks Farsi and Pashto and is well versed in Arabic, English and Urdu languages.


Last Modified 2023-12-06
Established 2021-09-21