The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (MoFA) (Dari: وزارت خارجه افغانستان, Pashto: د افغانستان د بهرنیو چارو وزارت) is the cabinet ministry responsible for managing the foreign relations of Afghanistan.
|Dari: وزارت خارجه افغانستان |
Pashto: د افغانستان د بهرنیو چارو وزارت
|Jurisdiction||Government of Afghanistan|
|Deputy Minister responsible|
List of ministers Edit
|Portrait||Name||Took office||Left office||Political affiliation|
|Mirza Ghulam Mohammad Mir Munsi||1907||1917||Independent|
|Sardar Mohammed Aziz Khan[a]||1917||1919||Independent|
|Mohammad Wali Khan Darwazi||1922||1924||Independent|
|Sardar Shir Ahmad
|Ghulam Siddiq Khan Charkhi
|Mohammad Wali Khan Darwazi
|Ghulam Siddiq Khan Charkhi||1928||January 1929||Independent|
|Ata al-Haqq||January 1929||1929||Saqqawist|
|Mohammad Wali Khan Darwazi
|Ali Mohammad Khan
|Faiz Muhammad Khan Zikeria||1929||1938||Independent|
|Ali Mohammad Khan||1938||1953||Independent|
|Sultan Ahmed Sherzai||1953||1953||Independent|
|Mohammed Naim Khan||1953||1963||Independent|
|Mohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi[c]||1965||1971||Independent|
|Mohammad Musa Shafiq[d]||1971||1973||Independent|
|Mohammed Daoud Khan[e]||1973||1977||Republican|
|Shah Mohammad Dost||1979||1986||PDPA|
|Mohammad Abdul Wakil||1986||1992||PDPA|
|Sayed Solaiman Gilani||1992||1993|
|Hedayat Amin Arsala||1993||1994||Mahaz-e-Milli-ye Islami|
|Najibullah Lafraie||1994||1996||Jamiat-e Islami|
|Abdul Rahim Ghafoorzai[f]||1996||21 August 1997 †||Independent|
|Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai
|Mohammad Ghous||1996||June 1997||Taliban|
|Mullah Abdul Jalil||June 1997||1998||Taliban|
|Hasan Akhund||1998||27 October 1999||Taliban|
|Wakil Ahmed Muttawakil[h]||27 October 1999||October 2001||Taliban|
|Abdullah Abdullah||22 December 2001||22 March 2005||Etelaf-e Milli|
|Rangin Dadfar Spanta||20 April 2005||18 January 2010||Independent|
|Zalmai Rassoul||18 January 2010||28 October 2013||Independent|
|Zarar Ahmad Osmani||28 October 2013||12 December 2014|
|12 December 2014||1 February 2015|
|Salahuddin Rabbani||1 February 2015||23 October 2019||Jamiat-e Islami|
|30 October 2019||22 January 2020|
|Mohammad Haroon Chakhansuri
|22 January 2020||4 April 2020|
|Mohammad Haneef Atmar[i]||4 April 2020||15 August 2021||Hezb-e-Haq-wa-Adalat|
|Amir Khan Muttaqi
|7 September 2021||Incumbent||Taliban|
- Father of Mohammed Daoud Khan and Mohammed Naim Khan.
- Simultaneously served as Prime Minister of Afghanistan.
- Simultaneously served as Prime Minister of Afghanistan (from 1967).
- Simultaneously served as Prime Minister of Afghanistan (from 1972).
- Simultaneously served as President of Afghanistan.
- Served under Northern Alliance.
- Deputy minister.
- Reportedly tried to warn the U.S. government of the upcoming al-Qaeda September 11 attacks in 2001.
- Appointed acting minister by President Ashraf Ghani in April 2020, approved by Wolesi Jirga in November 2020 and sworn-in on 4 February 2021.
See also Edit
- "Home". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan. Retrieved 29 December 2021.
- "Deadly suicide bombing at Afghan foreign ministry". BBC News. 2023-01-11. Retrieved 2023-01-11.
- "Six killed in suicide attack near Afghan foreign ministry". Al Jazeera. 27 March 2023. Retrieved 1 April 2023.
- Muḥammad, Fayz̤; McChesney, R. D. (1999). Kabul under siege: Fayz Muhammad's account of the 1929 Uprising. Markus Wiener Publishers. pp. 57, 58. ISBN 9781558761544.
Kate Clark (2002-09-07). "Taleban 'warned US of huge attack'". BBC. Archived from the original on 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2007-01-16.
An aide to the former Taleban foreign minister, Wakil Ahmad Muttawakil, has revealed that he was sent to warn American diplomats and the United Nations that Osama bin Laden was due to launch a huge attack on American soil.
- "Haneef Atmar appointed acting Foreign Minister of Afghanistan". uniindia.com. 4 April 2020. Retrieved 5 October 2020.
- "House of Representatives Gives Ten Ministerial Nominees Vote of Confidence". 8am.af. 21 November 2020. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
- "Foreign Minister Takes the Oath of Office". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Press release). 5 February 2021. Archived from the original on 5 February 2021. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
- "Taliban announce new government for Afghanistan". BBC News. 2021-09-07. Archived from the original on 2021-09-07. Retrieved 2021-09-07.