Abdul Satar Sirat

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Abdul Satar Sirat
عبدالستار سيرت
Born (1937-10-15)October 15, 1937
Samangan Province, Afghanistan
Nationality Afghan
Title Doctor

Abdul Satar Sirat (About this sound pronunciation  AHB-duhl sah-TAHR SEE-RAHT;[needs IPA] عبدالستار سيرت) is an Islamic Scholar and former Afghan Justice Minister.


Work life[edit]

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.[1] 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.[2]



  1. ^ "In Depth | War on Terror | After the Taleban | Abdul Sattar Sirat". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  2. ^ THE WARS OF AFGHANISTAN, pg 399, 402,417,477, Peter Tomsen