Executive Board

Executive Board of DAB is composed of three members, each who are: Governor, First and Second Deputy Governors. The Executive Board is responsible for all matters concerning the administration and operations of DAB.

Members of DAB Executive Board





First Deputy GV

Wahidullah Nosher, Acting and First Deputy Governor

Mr. Wahidullah Nosher has been appointed as First Deputy Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) as per the proposal of DAB 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 recently designed and presented Invention Gap Model (IGM) at University Of Oxford, where he depicted the gaps between moving points that can potentially lead to innovations and inventions mapping. Mr. Nosher participated in numerous international trainings offered by World Bank, IMF, WTO, WCO, and other international financial institutions on macroeconomic policies and financial management both in Washington DC and regional HQs. 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. Outside Afghanistan, Mr. Nosher has worked for various financial institutions, including Wall Street London Office as Client Executive Assistant, and Berkeley Credit and Finance as Assistant Manager, in 2013 and 2012 respectively. Mr. Nosher also served as lecturer for business globalization at London School of Arts (LSA) in year 2001. Besides the above mentioned duties and responsibilities, Mr. Nosher has conducted several researches on banking, finance, and over economic environment, some of these research articles are published by reputable institutions, including BBC and Voice of America (VOA).



Second Deputy Governor

Muhammad Qaseem Rahimi, Second Deputy Governor

Mr. Muhammad Qaseem Rahimi has obtained his bachelor degree in business administration from Hamdard university of Karachi-Pakistan in 2002 and master degree in banking and finance from Islamic university of Malaysia in 2008. Before joining DAB , Mr. Rahimi worked as chief financial officer in Action Against Hunger organization. Mr. Rahimi made his debut in central bank of Afghanistan in 2004 and has served in different departments of the bank. He was first appointed as financial analyst in market operation department and later on as per demand of the management of the bank, promoted to exchange rate and investment manager. After obtaining masters degree, Mr. Qaseem Rahimi was appointed as deputy director general of financial supervision department where he undertook the crucial roles of supervising the commercial banks in Afghanistan. Subsequently, considering his financial and banking experiences, the executive board of the bank promoted his position to director general in directorate general of supervision department. Mr. Rahimi has also functioned as director general of risk management department of Da Afghanistan Bank for less than a year following which he was appointed as acting comptroller general on 18/02/2013. Later on, as per the suggestion of Audit Committee of the Supreme Council of Da Afghanistan Bank, Mr. Rahimi was approved as Comptroller General of Da Afghanistan Bank. Eventually, Mr. Muhammad Qaseem Rahimi is appointed as Second Deputy Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank based on Supreme Council's approval number 39 dated 13/07/2016.