Biography of Mohammad Sarwar Danesh, Minister of Justice

Mohammad Sarwar Danesh son of Mohammad Ali was born in a religious family in Eshtarlai village, Daikundi province in 1340. He did his primary education in the local school, and completed his higher education at different academic centers in Iraq, Syria and Iran. He holds a BA degree in law, a certificate in journalism, a BA degree in Islamic Culture and Education, MA degree in Islamic Jurisprudence and an unfinished doctorate in Islamic Jurisprudence.

Mr. Danesh has published fifteen different books. He has also published more than 700 essays in the country’s publications. He has run various journals in the country between 1361-1380.

Mr. Danesh has served in the following capacities over the past three years:

Delegate to and active participation in the Emergency Loya Jirga of Jawza 1381, member of the Constitutional Drafting Commission and the Constitution Finalization Commission, participation in the Constitutional Loya Jirga. Following the creation of Daikundi province at the beginning of this year, Mr. Danesh was appointed as the province’s first governor through a presidential decree of the President of the Islamic Transitional State of Afghanistan.