Fazlullah Wahidi

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Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi

فضل الله واحدي
Fazlullah Wahidi in 2010.jpg
Wahidi giving a speech at a cricket tournament near a U.S. Forward Operating Base in 2010
Governor of Herat Province, Afghanistan
Incumbent
Assumed office
18 November 2007
Personal details
Born 1951
Surkh Rod District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Religion Islam

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.[1] 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.[2]

Education and early life[edit]

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[1] (Arab), and is fluent in Dari, Pashto and English.[3]

Social life[edit]

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.[4] 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.[1]

Political life[edit]

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.[1]

He was appointed as the Governor of Kunar Province on November 18, 2007 and Governor of Herat Province in July 03, 2013.

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Preceded by
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Governor of Kunar Province, Afghanistan
18 November 2007-
Succeeded by
Incumbent