Ali Ahmad Osmani

Minister of Water and Energy


Ali Ahmad Osmani was born in 1972 in Herat province.

He went to high school in Iran and returned to do his BA at the Engineering Faculty of Herat University.

In 2000, he was hired as an engineer for the Food for Work Program of the World Food Program (WFP) where he soon became project coordinator.

He started teaching at the Engineering Faculty.

In 2007, he got his MA in Hydraulic Engineering from Ferdousi University of Mashhad, Iran.

In 2008, he left his teaching job and joined Banat a private company.

Since 2012, he is teaching in private universities in Kabul.

Usmani formerly served as coordinator for European Union programs in Western Afghanistan and taught at Herat University.

Former Ministers of Water and Energy:

Mohammad Ismael Khan (2004-2009)
nominated Minister of Water and Energy  20120215
Ismael Khan Minister of Water and Energy stepped down because Presidential Election 2014 (20120305 – 20131000)
Mohammad Arif Noorzai (20131028-20140930)
Mohammad Arif Noorzai acting Minister of Water and Energy (20141001)
acting Minister of Water and Power Ghulam Faruq Qarizadeh (20141209)
Ali Ahmad Osmani (20150418)