Directorate General of Urban Governance

Director's Bio


Mohammad Naseer Hamidi son of Abdul Basir born in 1981 in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh; holds B.A in Administration and Diplomacy from Law and Political Science Faculty of Balkh University and M.A in Public Administration from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India; has attended international trainings on urban governance and development in France, Indonesia, Turkey and Pakistan, and on Solution Exchange in India.

Before appointment as Director General of Urban Governance, he served as:

  • Acting Director General of Urban Governance, Deputy Ministry of Municipalities, Independent Directorate of Local Governance
  • Component Lead-Municipalities, Local Governance Project-UNDP
  • Lecturer at Public Administration and Policy Faculty of Balkh University, Mawlana Jalaluddin Mohammad e Balkhi Private University and Taj Institute of Higher Education
  • Director and Senior Specialist at Bahar-e-Andisha Consultancy and Capacity Development Services
  • Independent Local Governance Consultant
  • Facilitator, Municipal Governance and Development Community, Solution Exchange-Afghanistan, UNDP
  • Head of Municipalities’ Component, Afghanistan Sub-national Governance Program, UNDP
  • Dean of Law and Political Science Faculty at Mawlana Jalaluddin Mohammad e Balkhi Private University
  • Senior Coordinator/Master Trainer, Women Empowerment and Protection Project, Cooperation Center for Afghanistan
  • Founder and Director of Modern High Educational Center

Academic achievements/research paper:

  • Book titled “ 7 Rights and arising responsibilities”
  • Book titled “ Governance”
  • Book titled “ Clean City, Healthy Citizen”
  • Book titled “ Modern English Grammar”
  • Survey/Study of Afghanistan Municipalities in the Past 12 Years
  • Quality of Teaching and Learning Achievements in Samangan