Muhammad Sarwar Danish
|Second Vice President of Afghanistan|
|Assumed office |
29 September 2014
|Preceded by||Karim Khalili|
|Minister of Higher Education|
1 January 2010 – 29 September 2014
|Preceded by||Mohammad Azam Dadfar|
|Succeeded by||Abdollah Obeid|
|Minister of Justice|
23 December 2004 – 1 January 2010
|Preceded by||Abbas Karimi|
|Succeeded by||Habibullah Ghaleb|
|Governor of Daykundi|
28 March 2004 – 22 December 2004
|Succeeded by||Abdul Hai Neamati|
1961 (age 57–58)
Ishtarlay District, Daykundi, Afghanistan
|Political party||Hezbe Wahdat|
Muhammad Sarwar Danish (Dari: سرور دانش), (born 1961) is an Afghan politician. He has been Vice President of Afghanistan since 2014. Before, he was Acting Minister of Justice from 2004 to 2010 and Acting Minister of Higher Education from 2010 to 2014. Danish became its first Governor of Daykundi province in 2004, when it became seperate from Urozgan province.
Danish completed his higher education in Iraq, Syria and Iran. He has degrees in law, journalism and Islamic studies. He received a Masters in Fiqh. From 1982 to 2001, he made various publications. Danish has written 15 books and 700 academic essays. He is fluent in Dari, Pashto and Arabic language.
Karzai administration[change | change source]
After the Taliban regime ended and the Karzai administration started, Danish was part of the 2002 loya jirga. He was a member of the Constitutional Drafting Commission through a decree by President Hamid Karzai. He was also a participant in the Constitutional Loya Jirga.
His responsibilities were:
- Second voice president of Afghanistan
- Minister of high education
- Minister of justice
References[change | change source]
- "Afghan VP voices concerns for risking massive 500kV power project through Salang". Afghan News Agency. 11 January 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Sarwar Danish". www.afghan-bios.info.
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