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عمر زاخېلوال  عمر زاخېلوال 
عمر زاخېلوال 
سیاستمدار و دولتمرد افغانستان. | An Afghan politician and statesman, the current Finance Minister of Afghanistan.


عمر زاخېلوال



عمر زاخېلوال په ۱۳۴۶ هجري لمریز کال کې هغه مهال چې پلار یې د بدخشان په ولایت کې دنده ترسره کوله په دغه ولایت کې نړۍ ته سترګې پرانیستې.


زده کړې او دندې

زاخیلوال خپلې لومړنۍ زده کړې دکونړ، پروان، پنجشير او په خپل پلارني ټاټوبي ننګرهار کې سرته رسولې وې. عمرزاخیلوال په افغانستان باندې د پخواني شوروي اتحاد له یرغل وروسته پاکستان ته لاړ او په دغه هېواد کې د یوې مودې له اوسېدو او د ننګرهار، کنړ او پنجشېر ولایتونو په جهادي جبهو کې له برخې اخیستنې وروسته د خپلو لوړو زده کړو د دوام لپاره د کاناډا هېواد ته لاړ چې د تحصیل په پای کې یې ددغه هېواد داوتاوا ښار د کارلیتن له پوهنتون څخه د دوکتورا سند تر لاسه کړ.


سياسي ژوند

ډاکتر زاخیلوال په ۱۳۸۴ هجري لمریز کال کې بيرته افغانستان ته راستون شو، لومړی یې د کلیو د بیا رغونې او پراختیا د وزیر د ستر سلاکار، د خصوصي پانګې اچونې یا آیسا داداري ریس او د افغانستان بانک د عالي شورا د غړي په توګه دنده ترسره او وروسته په اقتصادي چارو کې دافغانستان داسلامي جمهوریت د جمهور ریس د سلاکار په توګه ومنل شو. ډاکتر زاخیلوال د۱۳۸۷هجري لمریز کال د ليندۍ په میاشت کې دهيواد د جمهور ریس له خوا د ترانسپورت وزارت د سرپرست او دهمدغه کال د سلواغې په میاشت کې د مالیې د وزیر په توګه ولسي جرګې ته د باور د رایو د ورکولو لپاره وروپیژندل شو. ډاکتر عمر زاخیلوال په پښتو، دري او انګلیسي ژبو بشپړ تسلط لري.


source in Pashto language





Omar Zakhilwal (Pashto: ډاکتر عمر زاخيلوال ; born 1968) is a politician in Afghanistan, serving as the Finance Minister and Chief Economic Advisor to the President Hamid Karzai. He is also the president of the Afghanistan Cricket Board.


Early life

Zakhilwal was born in 1968 in the Nangarhar or Jalalabad of Afghanistan. He is believed to be an ethnic Pashtun. In 1984, at the age of 17, Zakhilwal along with his family fled his country among the Afghan refugees and settled in Peshawar, Pakistan. In 1991, he along with the family immigrated to Canada. Zakhilwal obtained his Bachelor's degree in economics at the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. He then moved to Kingston, Ontario, where he earned a Master's degree in economics at Queen's University. Soon after that he found a job with Statistics Canada in Ottawa, where he completed a doctorate in economics at Carleton University. He graduated in 2001.


Political activity

Over the course of his stay in Afghanistan, Zakhilwal has been part of the 2002 and 2003 loya jirgas. He served as an author of Afghanistan's First National Human Development Report, which was released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in February 2007 and won the UN special award for best analysis in June 2007.


He also worked as an Afghan counter-part to the North-South Institute-led "What Kind of Peace is Possible?" research project, examining the role of community led development in sustainable peace building, as well as working on a strategy for Counter-Narcotics Alternative Livelihood in Afghanistan. He has done consulting work for the World Bank, UNDP, CIDA and other organizations.


Zakhilwal served as the President of the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA), a member of the Supreme Council of Da Afghanistan Bank, Acting Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, and the Chief Advisor to the Minister of Rural Development of Afghanistan. He became the Chief Economic Advisor to President Hamid Karzai in July 2008, and in March 2009 he was chosen as the new Minister of Finance.




updated: 2014-04-09

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