Supreme Council

Supreme Council of Da Afghanistan Bank is known as highest decision-making and policy-making body of Da Afghanistan Bank. Members of Supreme Council are responsible to develop overall policies of DAB and supervise administration and its operations. Supreme Council of DAB is composed of seven members and the term for each member is five years. Supreme council of Da Afghanistan Bank sets a meeting once each three months or more frequently when needed. Their assignment is made through presidential decree.


 Khalil Sediq Governor and Chairman of Supreme Council

Mr. Khalil Sediq has completed his primary school in Chahar Asyab district, Kabul and secondary education in Habibia High school. After completion of high school, he joined Economics faculty of Kabul University and obtained his bachelor degree in macroeconomic in 1970. Following his graduation from university, he started to work as an employee in Da Afghanistan Bank and served in different sections of Da Afghanistan Bank. In 1980, Mr. Sediq has worked as director general of foreign trade department and then appointed as director general of research department in 1981. In 1982, he was appointed as first deputy of Da Afghanistan Bank based on presidential decree. From 1986 to 1989, he has worked as advisor to Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank. In 1990, as per presidential decree, Mr. Sediq was appointed as the Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank. Mr. Sediq was appointed as Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank after attaining vote of confidence from the Parliament (Wolesi Jirga) and was officially introduced by His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to his post in 13th July 2015.



Wahidullah Nosher First Deputy and Deputy of Supreme Council

Mr. Wahidullah Nosher has been appointed as First Deputy Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) as per the proposal of Da Afghanistan Bank dated 24.12.2016, and presidential decree no. 3365, dated 27th December 2016 .Mr. Nosher is an economist and banker. He pursued his MBA in global banking and finance at University of Birmingham in year 2009, where he was awarded overall distinction.In addition, he holds a bachelor and master degrees in economics from International Islamic University of Pakistan; for his academic excellence, he was awarded gold medals in both in his programs.Mr. Nosher has served in various roles in different capacities both inside and outside Afghanistan. He served as Economic Policy Adviser to Minister of Finance, in Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan in year 2008.He also served as Deputy Director General Monetary Policy Department, at Da Afghanistan Bank in 2005.


Dr. Shah Mohammad Mehrabi Member of Supreme Council

Katrin Fakiri Member of Supreme Council

Ms. Katrin Fakiri has been appointed as member of supreme council of Da Afghanistan Bank. Ms. Fakiri is holding BA in English from San Jose State University, US. She has also earned certificates in capacity-building of Microfinance Institutions, Training of Trainers (ToT) in Women's handicrafts from Italy and in Microfinance from Bangladesh.Before joining DAB as member of Supreme Council, Ms. Fakiri has served as HR director in US-based Net Centrex INC from 2000 to 2003. She started her career in Afghanistan in 2003 and has worked across various organizations. Ms. Fakiri founded and worked as CEO of PARWAZ organization in 2003 and after a year in 2004, she was appointed as HR director in First Microfinance Bank (FMFB). Ms. Katrin Fakiri remained as CEO of PARWAZ organization through 2008 following which she served as CEO of Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA) until 2013. Meanwhile, she also had the foundation board membership of Afghanistan Microfinance Association and established the basis for strategic policies and effective leadership in MISFA and Microfinance sector. Ms. Fakiri holds professional knowledge, expertise and work experience in Finance, Commerce, Legal affairs and HR. Moreover, she has 13 years of work experience in Finance and Management and 5 years in the field of HR. Among her masterworks is creating an effective marketing strategy along with efforts to build opportunities for businesses. She has the honor of receiving CGAP award over facilitating ground for more than 5000 Afghan women to launch small and medium enterprises.She has been recently appointed as member of Supreme Council of DAB as per the proposal of DAB's governor and presidential decree No. 1945 dated 20th September 2016.




Abdul Wakil Muntazer Member of Supreme Council

Dr. Abdul Wakil Montazir has been appointed as member of Da Afghanistan Bank`s Supreme Council pursuant to proposal dated 31st March, 2018 by office of the governor and the presidential decree no. 422 dated 26 May, 2018. Mr. Abdul Wakil Montazir has obtained his bachelors degree in Economics from Kabul University, and Masters degree in business administration from University of Koln Germany and PHD in Economics from Australia. Mr. Abdul Wakil Montazir started his professional career as an assistant professor in the faculty of economics in Kabul University and held the position until 1977. Between the years 1992-1995, besides working as assistant professor, he also served as the director of The Statistics Department and member of the faculty. He has also served as the director of the economics faculty of Kabul University, for a tenure of seven years from 1992 to 1998. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Montazir served as an academic member of Nangarhar University, while at the same time he was board member of the Economic Faculty as well. He has also been working as head of BBA department and member of academic council for Nangarhar University in years between 2005 to 2015. Dr. Abdul Wakil Montazir holds professional and specialized qualifications in the fields of business and finance, and possesses more than 40 years of experience in teaching finance and management.

Muhammad Naim Azimi Member of Supreme Council

Mr. Muhammad Naim Azimi has been appointed as the member of Da Afghanistan Bank`s Supreme Council pursuant to proposal dated 31st March, 2018 by office of the governor and presidential decree no. 422 dated 26 May, 2018. Dr. Azimi holds bachelors and masters degree in Finance, while he has obtained his PHD in Econometrics from the Governmental University of Bondlakhand, India. In 2010, Dr. Azimi worked on a research paper under the title of “The Strategy of Reaching the international markets through using alternative cultivations” The paper has been awarded by Dr. Shakel Zaman Ansari the congress member and former prime minister of Bihar, India. Meanwhile, more than 28 of his academic researches are published in international journals of Canada, USA, England, and India. He has also published a number of his articles in domestic journals. Professor Dr. Azimi serves as one of the lecturers of the Statistics and Econometrics department of the Economics Faulty of Kabul University and he is a member of the Master's and Doctoral Higher Education Committee of the Ministry of Higher Education. Besides his lecturing responsibilities at the bachelors program of Kabul University, Dr. Azimi has also significantly contributed in teaching and guiding the masters programs of the mentioned faculty.