|Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi
فضل الله واحدي
|Wahidi giving a speech at a cricket tournament near a U.S. Forward Operating Base in 2010|
|Governor of Herat Province, Afghanistan|
18 November 2007
Surkh Rod District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi (Pashto: فضل الله واحدي, born: 1951) is a politician in Afghanistan. He is the governor of Herat Province, appointed by President Hamid Karzai on July 02, 2013. Previously, he served as Kunar Governor and as the chairman of the Afghan NGOs' Coordination Bureau (ANCB), a non-profit umbrella organization of over 270 local NGOs.
Education and early life
Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi was born in Surkh Rod District of Nangarhar Province in 1951. It is not clear whether Fazlullah studied literature or pedagogy at Kabul University in 1972. He claims to be Sayed (Arab), and is fluent in Dari, Pashto and English.
Sayed Fazlullah has worked in the humanitarian relief and assistance fields in Afghanistan for over 25 years.
Wahidi served as the chairman of the Afghan NGOs' Coordination Bureau (ANCB), a non-profit umbrella organization of over 270 local NGOs. He served as the General Director and Chairman of ANCB Kabul, Afghanistan, and Peshawar, Pakistan, respectively. He was also the Director of the Afghan-German Help Coordination Office (AGHCO). He continues to represent Afghan NGOs internationally as an elected executive committee member of the International Council of Voluntary Agencies.
Wahidi has a technocratic background who is not associated with any political party, however during the jihad period, Wahidi was associated with National Islamic Front of Afghanistan, headed by Pir Sayed Ahmad Gillani.
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