Governor Biograpy



Abdul Satar Mirzakwal, son of Abdul Salaam was born in Mirzaka district of Paktia province in 1960. He has received his elementary education in Khalilano Elementary School and attended high school of Abdul Hai Gardizi with excellent grades. Mr. Mirzakwal has done his B.A at Kabul Military University. In addition to that MR. Mirzakwal also received a higher certificate of excellent military officers. He has traveled to Russia, Korea and Philippine for educational purposes, where he pursued many certificates in leadership.

Due to having much love with getting more higher education Mr. Mirzakwal has recently done with his M.A in public rights

Abdul Satar Mirzakwal as a patriot man of the country and having had countless love with his people has performed lots of military and non-military jobs- in military   he has started from political deputy of artillery camp to commander of brigade level.

In non-military posts; he was district governor of Orgoon district of Paktia province from 2005 to 2007, he was district governor of Qargha-ie district of Laghman province

From 2007 to 2008, higher than that, he was deputy governor of Helmand province from 2008 to 2011 and more importantly from 2016 to 2018 he was a great expert at the administrative office of the president (AOP).

Mr. Mirzakwal has played an important role as a social and political figure of the country.

Moreover, Mr. Mirzakwal served as a the deputy of (Tahawol aw Tadawom) electoral team for the central zone of Afghanistan, Director of Mangals tribal Shura and director of  Secretariat  of South-east zone’s Shuras’ Loya Jarga (Upper Jerga).

During his jobs, Mr. Mirzakwal has remained a brave military officer, thoughtful leader, strong responsible who has gained first, second and third position appreciation letters and during the tenure at the national army he has received 18 higher governmental bravery medals and signs.

Considering Mr. Mirzakwal’s long term experience, national feelings and faithful services, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance has suggested and the president approved him as the formal governor of Kunar Province on 06/06/2018.