Abdul Satar Sirat
|Abdul Satar Sirat
October 15, 1935|
Samangan Province, Afghanistan
Abdul Satar Sirat ( pronunciation (help·info) AHB-duhl sah-TAHR SEE-RAHT;[needs IPA] عبدالستار سيرت) is a doctor and former Afghan Justice Minister and a representative of the Rome Group (former king Mohammad Zahir's supporters) during the Bonn talks in 2001. He belong to the Tajik population of Samangan.
- Bachelor's degree in Islamic Studies from Kabul University
- Completed under-graduate courses in Law at Columbia University, New York
- PhD in Islamic Studies from Pacific Western University, California
Satar Sirat served as the Dean of Faculty of Islamic Studies at Kabul University from 1964 to 1969. In 1969, he was appointed as the Minister of Justice of Afghanistan until King Zahir Shah was deposed in 1973. In 1990, he was sent by Shah to Saudi Arabia and Islamabad, Pakistan for discussions on how to end the Afghan conflict. In 2000, Sirat lived in Jedda, Saudi Arabia and taught Islamic Studies at the King Abdulaziz University.
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- THE WARS OF AFGHANISTAN, pg 399, 402,417,477, Peter Tomsen
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