Afghan Biographies

Ghairat, Muhammad Ashraf

Name Ghairat, Muhammad Ashraf
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Vice-Chancellor Kabul University
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Official Education Ministry
Head Assesssment Body of Universities of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan(South West)
Vice-Chancellor Kabul University (20210923) acting
3. Biodata:
Muhammad Ashraf Ghairat has a journalism degree. He has no pedagogical background. He said in a series of tweets that he has been a key member of the Taliban’s Cultural Commission and led the Al-Hijra Institute for three years.

Around 70 teaching staff of the prestigious Kabul University in Afghanistan resigned from their posts after the Taliban-led government sacked vice-chancellor Muhammad Osman Baburi and replaced him with Muhammad Ashraf Ghairat.(20210923) Female students won’t return to Kabul University until “a real Islamic environment” is provided for all, the Taliban-appointed chancellor said, dealing another blow to women’s rights in Afghanistan since the group came to power last month.(20210928)


Last Modified 2021-09-28
Established 2021-09-23