Biography of AMBASSADOR H.E. Farid Mamundzay

 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, New Delhi - Republic of India

Mr. Farid Mamundzay assumed charge as Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Republic India in March 2021. Prior to his arrival in New Delhi, Ambassador Mamundzay worked as an Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2020-2021).

He formerly served as a Senior Political Advisor at the National Security Council of Afghanistan (2016-2019) and as Deputy Director General for Policy and Technical Affairs at the Independent Directorate of Local Governance from 2011 to 2015.

As a member of business faculty at the American University of Afghanistan from 2009-2011, Mr. Mamundzay has also worked for several UN and International development agencies as an independent consultant.

Ambassador Mamundzay holds a Masters’ Degree in International Accounting and Finance from the University of Birmingham (UK) and has published articles for academic journals on governance and development studies.

Ambassador Mamundzay was born in Kunar, Afghanistan. He is married and has four children.