|Minister of Higher Education|
|Vice President||Marshal Fahim
|Preceded by||Mohammad Azam Dadfar|
|Minister of Justice|
December 2004 – January 2010
|Vice President||Karim Khalili|
|Preceded by||Abbas Karimi|
|Succeeded by||Habibullah Ghaleb|
|Governor of Daykundi, Afghanistan|
|Vice President||Ahmad Zia Massoud
|Political party||Hezbe Wahdat (Karim Khalili)|
|Cabinet||Cabinet of Afghanistan|
|Major positions held||Governor of Daykundi Province, Member of Emergency Loya Jirga, Constitutional Loya Jirga, Constitution Drafting Commission, and member of Constitution Review Commission.|
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His post-secondary education was all undertaken outside of Afghanistan, where he studied law, journalism, and Islamic studies. He is the author of 15 books and 700 academic essays.
During the 1982-2001 period he worked in publishing.
He was appointed the first Governor of the newly created Diakundi Province in 2004, and Justice Minister of Afghanistan -- positions he held concurrently. He served on the Constitutional Loya Jirga.
- S. Mudassir Ali Shah (2010-01-25). "Who is who in new cabinet?". Pajhwok News. Retrieved 2012-04-15. "Before, he was a member and active participant in the Emergency Loya Jirga of 2002, a member of the Constitution Drafting Commission and a participant of the Constitutional Loya Jirga. When Daikundi was declared a province in 2004, he was appointed as the first governor. The same year he was appointed as Justice Minister." mirror
- Sawar Danish Minister of Justice, Embassy of Afghanistan's Official Site, retrieved October 14, 2011.