Former Ambassadors/chiefs of mission

NAME

JOB

GOVERNMENT

DATE

Noor-ul-Hoda

Jan Mohammad Madani

Rashaddidin Mohammadi

H.E. Abdul Farid Zikria

Abdul Wahed Ali 

H.E. Dr. Najibullah Mujadidi

H.E. Fazullah Rashten

H.E. Abdul Farid Zikria 

Ahmad Sayer Daudzai  

Charge d'Affaires

Charge d'Affaires

Charge d'Affaires

First Afghan Ambassador

Charge d'Affaires

Ambassador

Charge d'Affaires

Ambassador (2nd Time) 

Charge d'Affaires

Islamic Government of Afghanistan

Taliban Government

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan 

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan 

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

1993

1998-2001

2002-2004

2004-2009

2009-2010

2010-2015

2015

2015-2020

2020

Abdul Farid Zikria

H.E Abdul Farid Zikria presented his credentials to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makhtoom, Vice-President, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Dubai, on February 15th, 2016 as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Arab Emirates.
Ambassador Zikria also served as the first full-fledged Afghan Ambassador to the UAE from 2005 to 2009. Prior to 2005, Ambassador Zikria performed as the Chief of Protocol at the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2002 to 2004.
From 1991-2001, Ambassador Zikria worked in the United States of America as a Senior Nuclear Engineer. He has performed over a dozen safety/risk assessments of nuclear power plants in the U.S. several European and Asian countries.
Following his departure from the UAE in June of 2009, Ambassador Zikria joined the private sector. He established one of the first Afghan owned and Afghan based engineering firms specializing in water and energy. For over seven years Ambassador Zikria served as the Founder and President of the OBO Water & Energy Engineering.
Ambassador Zikria received his B.S. and M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland in the U.S.
Ambassador Zikria was born in Kabul, Afghanistan on November 1st, 1959. He is fluent in English and speaks French, Turkish and Russian.
Ambassador Zikria is accompanied by his wife Ghezal who has a degree in psychology. They have a daughter (Eiliyah) and a son (Tareq). Mr. Zikria also has a son Habib) who is a business project manager and a daughter (Laima) who is an engineer.

Dr. Najibullah Mujadidi

Dr. Mojadidi graduated in 1965 from Habibia High School before earning his medical degree in 1974 from Kabul University Medical School. He completed surgical training and medical instruction from Memorial Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, USA where he conducted and assisted in over 6,000 major surgeries and operative procedures including thoracic, cardiovascular, bypass, obstetrics -gynecology, general and orthopedic surgery.

In 1985, Dr. Mojadidi moved to Peshawar, Pakistan to lead the Health Department of the Afghan National Liberation Front, treating Afghan refugees and victims from the war. He built the Afghan Trauma Hospital in Peshawar and served as the Chairman for Align Health Committee of Afghans until 1989. He was then appointed as the Minister of Public Health for the Government of Afghanistan.

In 1993, Dr. Mojadidi moved to Alexandria, Egypt to serve as the Regional Advisor for the World Health Organization (WHO). In 1999, he was appointed as the WHO Representative to Somalia and in 2001 he returned to WHO Regional Office in Cairo, Egypt. In 2004, he moved to Islamabad, Pakistan as the WHO Medical Officer in charge of Emergency Preparedness and Humanitarian Action (EHA). In 2005, Dr. Mojadidi was appointed as the Special Advisor to the President on Health and Education for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

In 2010, Dr. Mojadidi was appointed as the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In 2015, Dr. Mojadidi moved to Kabul and was appointed as the Senior Advisor to the President in Political Affairs as well as President’s Focal Point for Polio Eradication.

Dr. Mojadidi retired from government service in 2019. He is fluent in Arabic, English, Pashto and Persian. He is married with 5 children.