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Biography of Mr. Mirwais Nab Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Cooperation
Ambassador Mirwais Nab was nominated and confirmed as the next Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ambassador to Turkmenistan in February 2016. He was the Minister Counselor of the I.R of Afghanistan’s embassy in Washington, D.C from 2011 to 2015. Before that, he served as Deputy Director General of Asia and the Pacific D.G at the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Afghanistan from 2009 to 2011.
Ambassador Nab was the First Secretary of I.R. of Afghanistan’s embassy in Beijing, People’s Republic of China from 2006 to 2009. From 2003 to 2006 he served as Deputy Military Attaché of I.R of Afghanistan’s embassy in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. Ambassador Nab also served as Assistant Military Attaché in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
Ambassador Nab was born in 23rd February 1976 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has MA on the International law. He attended at the strategic studies Executive program at the Indian defense ministry, War College.
He attended the Executive program on the People’s Republic of China Foreign Policy, defense and security policies of the PRC at the China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) and PLA National Defense University.
He later completed an Advanced Studies program from the Marshall Center for European Studies in Garmisch-Germany.
He received executive programme on the security challenge on the South and central Asia at the United States National Defense University in Washington D.C.
He also attended several executive programs on the security challenges in South and Central Asia at the United States National Defense University in Washington D.C, and at the Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University.
He is fluent in Dari, Pashto and English, and advanced in Russian and Chinese languages.