Ameen Habibi

Ameen Habibi is the Acting Deputy Minister for Policy and the Director General for Policy and Program Implementation at the Ministry of Finance. Since 2012, he has been co-chairing the Asset Transfer Commission, which oversees the transfer of military bases/PRTs from International Security Forces to the Government of Afghanistan, with ISAF/RSM.

Mr. Habibi led the preparation process for the Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS) and coordination of its implementation with all stakeholders, including donors. He has been a key player in preparations leading up to the Tokyo Conference (2012), London Conference (2014), Joint Coordination & Monitoring Board (JCMB) meetings, senior official meetings (SOMs) and more recently negotiations with the international community on the Self-Reliance through Mutual Accountability Framework (SMAF). Mr. Habibi is leading a dedicated team responsible to prepare for the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan on October 4-5, 2016.

Mr. Habibi holds two master degrees: MA in Development Policies and Practices from the Graduate Institute of Geneva, Switzerland and a MA in Public Administration and Policy from Canberra University, Australia.  He completed his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from Cairo University, Egypt