Consul general's BIOGRAPHY

Biography of MR. Muhammad Suleman Kakar 

 Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Hyderabad-India

Mr Muhammad Suleman Kakar has been actively participating in the process of reconstruction, development, and peacebuilding in Afghanistan. Before taking the role as Consul General of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Hyderabad, he worked as First Deputy National Security Advisor to National Security Council of Afghanistan. Prior to that he worked in a number of high ranking positions in public, private and civil society sectors, such as:

    * Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
    * Senior Advisor for the Office of President, Presidential Palace
    * Senior Researcher, Hambastagi Consulting Group (HCG)
    * Director, Afghan Development Association (ADA)
    * The Salvation Army (UK based humanitarian organization)
    * Save the Children (US)

He has served as an elected chair of Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR) for 2 years. In addition, he represented Civil Society in the Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB); a platform for strategic coordination, joint policy formulation and problem solving in Afghanistan; ensuring the mutual accountability of the government and its development partners. He is the receiver of Ambassador of Peace Award (2010) by World Peace Movement Trust as well as the Mir Bacha Khan Medal (2010) by President Karzai for his excellent performance in the public sector.