Afghan Biographies

Omari, Khwaja Eng


Name Omari, Khwaja Eng
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth
Function/Grade Minister of Higher Education
History and Biodata

1. Former Ministers of Higher Education:
Danesh, (201001)
Danesh, Minister Designate Higher Education (20100626), no vote of confidence.
Danesh, Acting Minister of Higher Education (2010)
Dr. Mohammad Azam Dadfar (2009-201001), acting Minister till 20120305.
Dr. Obaidullah Obaid (20120305 -20140930)
Dr. Obaidullah Obaid Acting Minister of Higher Education (20141001)
acting Minister of Higher Education Muhammad Osman Baburi (20141209)
Mrs Prof Farida Mohmand (20150418, 20161114 appeached and acting)
Abdul Latif Rushan Abdul Latif Roshan (20171030) acting resigned (20171122)
Khwaja Omari (20171122, 20171204 confirmed)

Deputy Minister of Higher Education:
Prof. M. Osman Babury Babari, Deputy Minister for academic Affairs (20100119),
Mohammad Sarwar Danish (20100118),
Ass Prof. Dr. Gul Hassan Walizai (20120912)
Financial and Administrative Deputy Ministry of Higher Education: Ahmad Seyar Mahjor, (20170311)


2. Previous Functions of Khwaja Omari Khwaja Umari Najibullah Omari:
Program Assistant
 USAID

 (200306– 200506)
Vice President
 Afghan Bakhtar Engineering & Construction Company

 200508– 200812)
Project Manager
 ONYX Construction, LLC

 (201111– 201310)
Director of Engineering & Senior Mechanical Engineer, 
Self-Employed Contractor

 (201312 – 201503)
Senior Project and Mechanical Engineer
 The World Bank

 (201504 – 201708)
Adviser at the National Security Council (20170900)
Minister of Higher Education (20171122, 20171204 confirmed)

3. Biodata:
Eng. Najibullah Khwaja Omari has degree in engineering: Master of Science (MS), Mechanical Engineering

 (2009 – 2011)
.  Kabul University
 Bachelor's degree, Mechanical Engineering

 (1997–2002) Omari has the Canadian citizenship.(20171203)

Najibullah Khwajah was confirmed as the minister of higher education with 124 votes.(20171204)


He speaks Dari, Pashtu and English.

Last Modified 2017-12-09
Established 2017-11-22