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Minister's Biography

 

 HIS EXELLENCY   ABDUL RAZAQ VAHIDI          

MINISTER OMCIT, AFGHANISTAN

 

        ABDUL RAZAQ VAHIDI S/O MUHAMMAD  MUOSA VAHIDI

H.E. ABDUL RAZAQ VAHIDI, WAS BORN ON 8TH JUNE, 1976 IN A RELIGIOUS FAMILY IN KABUL CITY. HE MIGRATED TO IRAN WITH HIS FAMILY. HFINISHED PRIMARY, SECONDARY   AND HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESSFULLY IN ESFAHAN, IRAN. HE WON THE BRONZE MEDAL OF MATHEMATIC OLYMPIAD OF IRAN WHEN HE WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL; HOWEVER, BEING AFGHAN CITIZEN, HE COULD NOT TAKE PART IN INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIADS. IN 1995, HE WAS ENROLLED IN ESFAHAN UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAMINATION AND CHOSE TO BE ADMITTED IN MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT. HE STAYED IN ESFAHAN UNTIL HE COMPLETED HIS B.S AND M.S DEGREES. HE HAS MOSTLY BEEN THE TOPPER OF THE CLASS IN HIS HIGHER EDUCATION CLASSES.

H.E. VAHIDI CHOSE TO BE A LECTURER IN ESFAHAN UNIVERSITY AND OTHER PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES AFTER COMPLETING HIS M.S. WITHIN THE FALLING OF TALIBAN REGIME AND ENGENDERING DEMOCRACY IN 2002, HE RETURNED TO AFGHANISTAN AND BASED ON THE COMMITMENT THAT HE HAD FOR HIS MOTHERLAND, HE STARTED TO TEACH MATHEMATICS IN KABUL UNIVERSITY. TEACHING HAS BEEN AN IMPORTANT FACTOR OF HIS LIFE. HE HAS BEEN ONE OF THE LEGEND KANKOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS WHO STARTED COMPUTERIZED EXAMINATION SYSTEM FOR KANKOR. ALONG WITH OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES HE HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN, HE DEVELOPED TEACHERS SELF-LEARNING DVDS AND MADE THEM AVAILABLE FOR THE SCIENCE-LOVERS. IN 2005, HE ESTABLISHED MATHEMATICIANS ASSOCIATION. HE DEVELOPED NEW SCHEME AND PLANS IN COORDINATION WITH UNISCO, FOR MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. HE ALSO INTRODUCED PROGRAMMED BUDGETING TO MINISTRY OF EDUCATION IN COORDINATION WITH IIEP IN APRIL, 2005.

H.E. VAHIDI WAS APPOINTED AS GENERAL DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION IN MINISTRY OF FINANCE THROUGH OPEN COMPETITION IN 2006. HE BROUGHT A VISIBLE REFORM IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTORATE OF THE MINISTRY AND WAS KNOWN AS A FUNDAMENTAL MEMBER OF THE MINISTRY, YET, HE DID KEEP HIS ACADEMIC FIELD AND KEPT ON TEACHING IN KABUL UNIVERSITY.

IN 2010 HE WAS OFFERED THE POSITION OF ACTING CHIEF OF STAFF BY H.E. THE MINISTER OF FINANCE. IN THIS POST, HE MADE POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEPARTMENT AND BROUGHT FUNDAMENTAL CHANGES IN DEVELOPMENT OF COORDINATING SYSTEM AMONG RELATED OFFICES AND OTHER ENTITIES, AS WELL AS THE PARLIAMENT. ON 23RD NOVEMBER 2011, HE WAS APPOINTED AS DEPUTY MINISTER ADMINISTRATION TO MINISTER OF FINANCE BY H.E. THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN.

H.E. VAHIDI HAD THE IDEA TO STANDARDIZE THE ARCHIVING SYSTEM AND SUCCEEDED TO CHANGE THE OLD PAPER WORK TO A MODERN COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM. AFTERWARDS, HE AUTOMATED OTHER GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS TOO, WHICH WAS A SUCCESSFUL STEP INTO THE ELECTRONIC GOVERNANCE SYSTEM OF AFGHANISTAN. HE ALSO ACTIVATED GPS FOR CONTROLLING VEHICLES FUEL EXPENSES. WITH AVAILABILITY OF BUDGET, H.E.VAHIDI IS KEEN TO COMPUTERIZE THE ARCHIVING SYSTEM, ATTENDANCE AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS IN ALL PROVINCES OF THE COUNTRY. IT IS WORTH MENTION THAT THE SIGNING AID PROTOCOL WITH GERMANY FOR CONSTRUCTING A BUILDING WITH WELL-EQUIPPED AND MODERN TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM FOR COMPUTERIZATION OF MATBA-E- SOKOK, FOR THE CURRENT PAPER WORK SYSTEM IS ALSO ONE OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF H.E.VAHIDI.

H.E. ABDUL RAZAQ VAHIDI WAS APPOINTED AS MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN 21ST APRIL -2015.