Afghan Biographies

Hamidzada, Homayun Homayoun Humayun

Name Hamidzada, Homayun Homayoun Humayun
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ministry of Finance Deputy Minister
History and Biodata

 Homayun Hamidzada (20091215 - ), Email:

2. Previous Functions:
Project Manager for a joint "Afghanistan Watching Brief" initiative sponsored by the UN and World Bank (1992), Program Officer at the UN's Office for Project Services in Afghanistan,
Administrative Manager for Solidarité Afghanistan Belgium in Pakistan,
United States Agency for International Development in Pakistan,
Spokesperson and Director of Communications,
Office of the President of Afghanistan (2007-2009),
Deputy Minister Ministry of Finance (20091215 - ),

3. Biodata:
Hamidzada_HomayunHamidzada's  father was a Pashtun and his mother a Tajik. He left the country for the first time in 1989, when he was 18 years old. He went to Pakistan, to the Peshawar refugee camp. Later he went back to Kabul to finish his study at Kabul University. He received a BA in Journalism from Kabul University. The departure for good was at the end of 1991. He left Afghanistan and left his family in Kabul. Indeed, he had just graduated from university, and it was mandatory to join the army. Since he did not want to fight his own people, he decided to go and take refuge in Pakistan. Then, in 1992, his family joined him in Pakistan. Hamidzada has one brother and two sisters. They were separated, his mother and father were in Islamabad, one of his sisters is also living in Pakistan, and his other sister and his brother are living in Canada. He is also was an MBA candidate at Preston University in Islamabad, Pakistan. He is listed in the Alumni of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts, USA. He graduated from this school 2003.

Last Modified 2011-04-14
Established 2009-10-11