Sunday 07 June, 2020
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The Khaama Press News Agency
Posted By: Asad S. Farhad
Asad S. Farhad

Asad S. Farhad was born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1948. He moved to Ankara, Turkey with his family where he attended primary and middle schools. After returning to Afghanistan, he graduated from the Habibia High School in 1966 at the top of his grade. That gave him a full scholarship to attain his bachelor's degree in political science and public administration from the American University of Beirut. After working in Afghanistan for 3 years he was awarded a Fullbright scholarship for graduate studies in the US. His graduation from the State University of New York coincided with the communist takeover in Afghanistan. He subsequently moved to California where h worked mainly in the insurance business from 1979 to 2004. He returned to Afghanistan in 2004 to join the IARCSC as the Director General of Civil Service. In 2005, he became the Deputy Minister of Finance , and in 2007 a World Bank Advisor to the Ministry of Mines. In 2008 he helped establish Afghanistan's first privately owned insurance company, ICA. Retuning the the US at the end of 2009, he taught Dari and Pashto at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Ca and public policy to master's program students at the Bellevue University. He currently, enjoys being a grandfather, writes children's stories as well as political and economic articles.

This article was written in February 2015 but remained unpublished date due to the request of the Author. The main point of this article is wealth creation thru proper management of land and water resources in Afghanistan. The Story of Blind...