Afghan Biographies

Andisha, Nasir Ahmad Dr.

Name Andisha, Nasir Ahmad Dr.
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1978
Function/Grade Ex Ambassador to Switzerland and other Organisations
History and Biodata

1. Former Ambassadors to Switzerland and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Nations and other International Organizations:
Dr. M. Akbar Kherad, Mohammad Nabi Amani ,
Dr. Sher Ahmad Nasri (Haqshinas),
Mr. Homayon Tandar (Chargé d'affaires),
Dr Shamsuzzakir Kazemi,
Dr. Assad Omar,
Dr. Nanguyalai Tarzi,
Mr. Zalmai Aziz,
Dr. Nanguyalai Tarzi (20120604-20151031)
Mrs Soraya Dalil (20151102)
Nasir Ahmad Andisha (20190822)

Mohibullah Taib Counsellor (2019)

2. Previous Functions of Nasir Ahmad Andisha:
Chief of Staff for the Deputy Foreign Minister (2005-06).
Director of Multilateral Economic Relations and International Financial InstitutionsIn (2006-2007)
Consultant with the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels. In 2008,
Briefly worked with the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan at the U.N headquarters in New York City.
Director General of the Fifth Political Division (US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) at the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2009-2011)
Ambassador to Australia (20120106 -20150823)
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Finance and Administration (2015, 20160116, 20170819)
Ambassador to Switzerland and other Organisations

3. Biodata:
andishaDr. Nasir Ahmad Andisha was born 1978 in Kabul. He obtained a bachelor's degree in law and political science from the Kabul University.Before joining the Foreign Service, Andisha worked with the International Committee of Red Cross as a field officer. He taught International Relations and Economics at the Al-Beruni University, Afghanistan (2005-2006). In summer of 2007, Andisha received the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship and completed his master degree in international affairs (International Economics and Development) at The George H. Bush School of Government and Public Services in Texas A&M University. He later finished Advanced Security Studies Diploma from the Marshall Center for European Studies in Garmisch-Germany and Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Hawaii, USA. He earned his undergraduate degree, in Economics and Political Science from Osmania University in Hyderabad- India. He also received a Diploma in UN Studies from the Institute of U.N Studies in New Delhi and a Diploma in IT from the Sikkim- Manipal University of India.


Andisha was teaching Economic at the Institute of Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Andisha is married.

He is married and has three children ( one son).

Nasir Andisha is a Republic-era diplomat still serving in Geneva, and an informal adviser to the anti-Taliban National Resistance Front. In March, Andisha hosted a meeting of twenty-one Republic-era envoys in Geneva, where they formed the Council of Ambassadors and named Rassoul as a permanent co-chair, with a rotating partner. The envoys all oppose the Taliban. But “war is not a solution,” Rassoul said, and the best place to start is with intra-Afghan dialogue.(20230813)

He is fluent in Farsi/Dari, Pashto and English and posse’s basic fluency in Arabic.

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