Daoud Ali Najafi

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Daud Ali Najafi
داود علی نجفی
Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Afghanistan
In office
March 5, 2012 – present
Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Afghanistan (Acting)
In office
June 2010 – March 2012
Preceded by Abdul Rahim Horas
Personal details
Born Daud Ali
17 February 1968
Residence Kabul, Afghanistan
Alma mater University of Balochistan
University of Peshawar
Occupation Politician
Profession Doctor
Religion Shia Islam
Ethnicity Hazara

Daud Ali Najafi (Persian: داود نجفی‎‎) (February 17, 1968) is a politician in Afghanistan. He is serving as Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, a position he held since June 2010. Son of Salman Ali, Najafi lived in Pakistan as an Afghan refugee. He received a MBBS from University of Balochistan and a MA in Islamic Studies from University of Peshawar. He also has some working experience with an agency of the United Nations in Pakistan. Najafi returned to Afghanistan in recent years to work for the government. He is fluent in Dari (Persian), Pashto, English and Urdu.[1][2] Najafi belongs to the Hazara ethnic group.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Embassy of Afghanistan in Tokyo - Government". Afghanembassyjp.org. Retrieved 2012-05-09. 
  2. ^ "The Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN) / Parliament Completes the Cabinet – after two years". Afghanistan Analysts Network. 2010-01-02. Retrieved 2012-05-09. 
  3. ^ "Database - Who is who in Afghanistan?". Afghan-bios.info. Retrieved 2012-05-09. 
Preceded by
Abdul Rahim Horas
Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Afghanistan
June 2010–present
Succeeded by