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Abdul Satar Sirat (/ˈɑːbdəl səˈtɑːr ˈsrɑːt/ (About this soundlisten) AHB-dəl sə-TAR SEE-raht; عبدالستار سيرت) is an Islamic Scholar and former Afghan Justice Minister.

Abdul Satar Sirat
عبدالستار سيرت
Born(1937-10-15)October 15, 1937
Nationality Afghanistan


Work lifeEdit

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