National Security Council Gets New Appointments

Kabul: A few changes have been made in the Office of the National Security Council based on the proposal of the National Security Council Office and the order of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

Rafi Fazel has been appointed as the technical deputy of the National Security Council. Fazel had previously served in the Office of the National Security Council as Senior Advisor, Chief Economic Officer, and then as Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Lt. Gen. Ebadullah Ebad worked as the technical deputy of the National Security Council. Ebad has now been appointed First Deputy Director General of National Directorate of Security.

Brigadier General Abdul Moqim Abdul Rahimzai has been appointed to the position of General Director of the National Security Adviser, while maintaining his military rights and privileges. Abdul Rahimzai previously served as Strategic Relations Advisor, Director of Foreign Relations, Director General of the Office of the Deputy Chief of Security, and Director General of Operations of the Ministry of Interior, and most recently Head of the Secretariat of the National Security Council.

Haroon Rashid Shirzad has been appointed as the head of economic security of this office in a high-ranking position. Shirzad previously served as an advisor to the National Security Council.

Mehdi Taha has been appointed as the head of the Secretariat of the National Security Council. Taha previously served as Deputy Secretary General and for some time as Chief Executive Officer and most recently Deputy Director General of Local Stability at the National Security Council. Previously, the Brigadier General Abdul Moqim Abdul Rahimzai worked in this position.

Davood Anvari has been appointed as the Inspector General of the Office of the National Security Council. Anwari was previously the Mayor of Herat and most recently worked as an expert in the Department of International and Regional Relations of the National Security Council. Previously, Mohammad Hamid Tahmasi worked in this position. Tahmasi has recently been appointed Head of the Prison Administration.

24 / April 2021
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