List of Afghan Transitional Administration personnel

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The Afghan Transitional Administration
Afghan Transitional Administration
The Afghan Transitional Administration was the name of a temporary administration of Afghanistan put in place by the 2002 Loya Jirga and followed the Afghan Interim Administration which was installed after the Bonn Conference.-Background:Following the US Invasion in Afghanistan, a UN sponsored...

was established in June and July of 2002. It has been replaced with the election of a permanent government in 2004.

Vice Presidents

  • Hedayat Arsala
    Hedayat Arsala
    Hedayat Amin Arsala , is an economist and a prominent politician in Afghanistan. Mr. Arsala was most recently the Vice President of Afghanistan and subsequently the Senior Minister to President Hamid Karzai.-Education:...

  • Mohammad Qasim Fahim
  • Abdul Karim Khalili
    Karim Khalili
    Abdul Karim Khalili is the current second Vice President of Afghanistan in the administration of President Hamid Karzai. Khalili was appointed first time as Vice President in 2002 and was elected as running mate of Hamid Karzai in 2004...

  • Nematullah Shahrani
    Nematullah Shahrani
    Professor Nematullah Shahrani is one of the most prominent Afghan scholars. He was one of four Vice Presidents of the Afghan Transitional Administration from 2002 to 2004. Shahrani also headed of the Afghan Constitution Commission....


Ministers

  • Sayed Hussein Anwari
    Sayed Hussein Anwari
    Sayed Hussein Anwari is a politician in Afghanistan. He is a Shi'ite Hazara and comes from Mohammed Asef Mohseni's Harakat-e Islami ....

     (Agriculture)
  • Mir Wais Saddiq (Son of Ismail Khan
    Ismail Khan
    Ismail Khan is a politician and former mujahideen commander from Afghanistan. Born in the western Afghan city of Herat, he rose to become a powerful rebel commander during in the Soviet War in Afghanistan, and then a key member of the Northern Alliance until finally becoming the Governor of Herat...

    ) (Air Transport/Tourism)
  • Arif Nurzai (Border Affairs)
  • Sayed Mustafa Kazemi
    Sayed Mustafa Kazemi
    Sayed Mustafa Kazemi from Parwan was a prominent Afghan politician. He was one of the leaders and the spokesmen for the opposition movement known as the United National Front. He was a former minister of commerce in the Afghan Transitional Government...

     (Commerce)
  • Masum Stanakzai (Communication)
  • Mohammad Qasim Fahim (Defense)
    • Abdul Rashid Dostum
      Abdul Rashid Dostum
      Abdul Rashid Dostum is a former pro-Soviet fighter during the Soviet war in Afghanistan and is considered by many to be the leader of Afghanistan's Uzbek community and the party Junbish-e Milli-yi Islami-yi Afghanistan...

       (Deputy Defense)
  • Muhammad Yunus Qanuni
    Yunus Qanuni
    Yunus Qanuni is a politician in Afghanistan. An ethnic Tajik from the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan, Qanuni is the leader of the Afghanistan e Naween political party and former Speaker of the House of the People .-Pre Election...

     (Education)
  • Yusuf Nooristani (Environment) (U.S.
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

     citizen)
  • Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (Finance) (U.S.
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

     citizen)
  • Abdullah (Foreign Affairs)
  • Mohammad Amin Naziryar (Hajj and Waqf)
  • Dr. Soheila Siddiqi (Health)
  • Sharif Fayez
    Sharif Fayez
    Sharif Fayez was Minister of Education in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2007, and founded the American University of Afghanistan. He remained as head of the university for its first two years, 2004-2006.-References:...

     (Higher Education) (U.S.
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

     citizen)
  • Sayeed Raheen Makhdoom (Information/Culture) (Raheen is a U.S.
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

     citizen)
  • Ali Ahmad Jalali
    Ali Ahmad Jalali
    Ali Ahmad Jalali is an Afghan American and a Distinguished Professor at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies of the United States' National Defense University. He is also a former Interior Minister of Afghanistan, serving in that position from January 2003 to September 2005.Jalali...

     (Interior) (since Jan. 2003) (U.S.
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

     citizen)
  • Ahmed Yusuf Nuristani
    Ahmed Yusuf Nuristani
    Dr. Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani is a politician in Afghanistan. He was the spokesperson for President Hamid Karzai during the interim administration. Subsequently, he was appointed as Water and Energy during the transitional period of Afghan government. In January 2005, he became First Deputy Minister of...

     (Irrigation/Environment)
  • Abdul Rahim Karimi (Justice)
  • Noor Mohammad Qarqin (Labor/Social Affairs)
  • Mohammad Alim Razm (Light Industries)
  • Abdullah Wardak
    Abdullah Wardak
    Mohammad Jan Abdullah Wardak was an Afghan politician and former Mujahideen commander. He served as a government Minister and Governor of Logar Province.- Biography :...

     (Martyrs and Disabled)
  • Juma Muhammad Muhammadi (Mines and Industries) (died in plane crash, February 24, 2003)
  • Mohammad Mohaqeq (Planning)
  • Mohammad Amin Farhang (Reconstruction) (German
    Germany
    Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

     citizen)
  • Inayatulah Nazeri (Refugees)
  • Hanif Atmar (Rural Development)
  • Mohammad Ali Jawed (Transportation)
  • Yusuf Pashtun until August 16, 2003 (Urban Planning)
  • Ahmed Shaker Kargar (Water and Electricity)
  • Habiba Sarobi (Women's Affairs)
  • Mahbooba Hoquqmal (State or Advisor-Minister for Women's Affairs)
  • Gul Agha Sherzai
    Gul Agha Sherzai
    Gul Agha Sherzai is the current Governor of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.He previously served as Governor of Kandahar province, in the early 1990s and from 2001 until 2003.-Biography:...

     after August 16, 2003 (Urban Affairs)

Governors

  • Ghazni province: Qari Baba
  • Herat province: Ismail Khan
    Ismail Khan
    Ismail Khan is a politician and former mujahideen commander from Afghanistan. Born in the western Afghan city of Herat, he rose to become a powerful rebel commander during in the Soviet War in Afghanistan, and then a key member of the Northern Alliance until finally becoming the Governor of Herat...

     until August 13, 2003
  • Kabul province: Taj Mohammad Mujaahid
  • Kandahar province: Gul Agha Sherzai
    Gul Agha Sherzai
    Gul Agha Sherzai is the current Governor of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.He previously served as Governor of Kandahar province, in the early 1990s and from 2001 until 2003.-Biography:...

     until August 16, 2003; then Yusuf Pashtun
  • Khost province: Hakim Taniwal
    Hakim Taniwal
    Hakim Taniwal was the Governor of Paktia province in Afghanistan until he was killed by a suicide bomber on 10 September 2006, at the age of 63...

     (appointed by Karzai in April 2002)
  • Kunar province: Sayyid Yusuf
  • Nangarhar province: Gul Agha Sherzai
    Gul Agha Sherzai
    Gul Agha Sherzai is the current Governor of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.He previously served as Governor of Kandahar province, in the early 1990s and from 2001 until 2003.-Biography:...

     replacing Hajji Din Muhammad (brother of late Hajji Qadir
    Abdul Qadir (Afghan leader)
    Hajji Abdul Qadir Arsala was a former anti-Taliban leader in the United Islamic Front in Afghanistan...

    )
  • Nimruz province: Abdul Karim Brahoui
  • Paktia province: Taj Mohammad Wardak
    Taj Mohammad Wardak
    Taj Mohammad Wardak is an Afghan politician, from the Pashtun ethnic group.He spent some of the period of the Taliban's administration in the United States of America, and became an American citizen.-Early political career:...

     (appointed by Karzai in mid-February 2002)
  • Zabul province: Hamidullah Tokhi until August, 2003; then Hafizullah Khan
  • Anwar ul-Haq Ahadi
    Anwar ul-Haq Ahadi
    Anwar ul-Haq Ahady is a prominent academic and politician in Afghanistan, who served as the nation's Finance Minister from December 2004 to February 5, 2009. Prior to that he served as head of Da Afghanistan Bank, the central bank of Afghanistan...

     (governor of the Afghan Central Bank)


Jawzjan Sayeed Ahmad Shah

Afghan ambassadors and envoys

  • To Australia
    Australia
    Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...

    : Mahmoud Saikal
  • To Canada
    Canada
    Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west, and northward into the Arctic Ocean...

    : Omar Samad
    Omar Samad
    Former Afghan Ambassador to France Omar Samad also served as Afghanistan's Ambassador to Canada...

    , was Jalil Jamili
  • To People's Republic of China
    People's Republic of China
    China , officially the People's Republic of China , is the most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, the country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometres...

    : Rahi Barlas
  • To Egypt
    Egypt
    Egypt , officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, Arabic: , is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia. Egypt is thus a transcontinental country, and a major power in Africa, the Mediterranean Basin, the Middle East and the Muslim world...

    : Abdul Ghafar Karzai
  • To France
    France
    The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

    : Dr. Zalmai Haquani
  • To Germany
    Germany
    Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

    : Hamidullah Nasir Zia
  • To India
    India
    India , officially the Republic of India , is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world...

    : Massoud Khalili
    Massoud Khalili
    Masood Khalili, also Massoud Khalili and Masud Khalili is a diplomat, linguist and urbane poet. He was an adviser and close friend of legendary Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Massoud. Khalili is the current Afghan Ambassador to Spain. He has previously been the ambassador to Turkey and India. He speaks...

  • To Iran
    Iran
    Iran , officially the Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name "Iran" has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia...

    : Dr. Ahmad Moshahed
  • To Italy
    Italy
    Italy , officially the Italian Republic languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Italy's official name is as follows:;;;;;;;;), is a unitary parliamentary republic in South-Central Europe. To the north it borders France, Switzerland, Austria and...

    : Mostapha Zair
  • To Japan
    Japan
    Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south...

    : Anwar Akbari
  • To Pakistan
    Pakistan
    Pakistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign state in South Asia. It has a coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan...

    : Nangyalai Tarzi
  • To Russia
    Russia
    Russia or , officially known as both Russia and the Russian Federation , is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects...

    : Ahmad Zia Massoud
    Ahmad Zia Massoud
    Ahmad Zia Massoud was the First Vice President of Afghanistan in the first elected administration of President Hamid Karzai, from December 2004 to November 2009...

     (Brother of Ahmad Shah Massoud)
  • To Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Arabia
    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , commonly known in British English as Saudi Arabia and in Arabic as as-Sa‘ūdiyyah , is the largest state in Western Asia by land area, constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula, and the second-largest in the Arab World...

    : Anwar Neko
  • To Tajikistan
    Tajikistan
    Tajikistan , officially the Republic of Tajikistan , is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia. Afghanistan borders it to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east....

    : Mohammad Dawod Panjshiri
  • To Turkmenistan
    Turkmenistan
    Turkmenistan , formerly also known as Turkmenia is one of the Turkic states in Central Asia. Until 1991, it was a constituent republic of the Soviet Union, the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic . Turkmenistan is one of the six independent Turkic states...

    : Mohammad Nazir Qasimi
  • To United Arab Emirates
    United Arab Emirates
    The United Arab Emirates, abbreviated as the UAE, or shortened to "the Emirates", is a state situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman, and Saudi Arabia, and sharing sea borders with Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and Iran.The UAE is a...

    : Mr. Rashuddin
  • To United Kingdom
    United Kingdom
    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIn the United Kingdom and Dependencies, other languages have been officially recognised as legitimate autochthonous languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages...

    : Ahmad Wali Massoud
  • To United Nations
    United Nations
    The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, and achievement of world peace...

     New York
    New York
    New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is the nation's third most populous state. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east...

    : Dr. Rawan Farhadi
  • To United Nations
    United Nations
    The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, and achievement of world peace...

     Geneva
    Geneva
    Geneva In the national languages of Switzerland the city is known as Genf , Ginevra and Genevra is the second-most-populous city in Switzerland and is the most populous city of Romandie, the French-speaking part of Switzerland...

    : Shams Ul-Zakir Kazimi
  • To United States
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

    : Ishaq Shahryar
    Ishaq Shahryar
    Ishaq M. Shahryar was the Afghan ambassador to the United States from 2002 to 2003.Shahryar who was born in Kabul, Afghanistan to an ethnic Tajik family. He came to the United States in 1956 on a scholarship to study at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Santa...

    ; Chargé d' Affaires: Haroun Amin
  • To Uzbekistan
    Uzbekistan
    Uzbekistan , officially the Republic of Uzbekistan is a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia and one of the six independent Turkic states. It shares borders with Kazakhstan to the west and to the north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the east, and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the south....

    : Abdul Samad
    Abdul Samad
    Abdul Samad is a citizen of Afghanistan who was held in extrajudicial detention in the United States Guantanamo Bay detainment camps, in Cuba.His Guantanamo Internment Serial Number was 911.-Age:...


Foreign ambassadors and chargés d'affaires in Kabul

  • People's Republic of China
    People's Republic of China
    China , officially the People's Republic of China , is the most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, the country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometres...

    : Sun Yuxi
  • European Union
    European Union
    The European Union is an economic and political union of 27 independent member states which are located primarily in Europe. The EU traces its origins from the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Economic Community , formed by six countries in 1958...

    : Francesc Vendrell
  • Germany
    Germany
    Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

    : Rainer Eberle
  • Pakistan
    Pakistan
    Pakistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign state in South Asia. It has a coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan...

    : Rustam Shah Mohmand
  • Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Arabia
    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , commonly known in British English as Saudi Arabia and in Arabic as as-Sa‘ūdiyyah , is the largest state in Western Asia by land area, constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula, and the second-largest in the Arab World...

    : Abdullah Fahd al-Kahlani
  • Switzerland
    Switzerland
    Switzerland name of one of the Swiss cantons. ; ; ; or ), in its full name the Swiss Confederation , is a federal republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in Western Europe,Or Central Europe depending on the definition....

    : Christian Dunant (in Islamabad)
  • United Nations
    United Nations
    The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, and achievement of world peace...

    : Lakhdar Brahimi
    Lakhdar Brahimi
    Lakhdar Brahimi is a veteran United Nations envoy and advisor. He retired from his duties at the end of 2005. Brahimi is a member of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor, the first global initiative to focus specifically on the link between exclusion, poverty and law...

  • United States
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

    : Robert Finn
    Robert Finn (ambassador)
    Robert Patrick John Finn was the first United States ambassador to Afghanistan in more than 20 years, from March 22, 2002 until November 27, 2003. He was succeeded by Zalmay Khalilzad....