Minister's Biography

Education: Bachelor, Faculty of Engineering Post-Graduate,Development and Reconstruction

Work Experience: 34 years

Age: 62 years

 Engineer Nasir Ahmad Durrani, son of Shaheed Haji Shah Mohammad, has born in Pul-e-Kandahari village, Mohammad Agha district of Logar province.

   He has completed his primary and secondary education in his hometown and then proceeded to Kabul Technical Institute where he completed his 12th class in 1970. He obtained a Bachelor in Engineering from Kabul University in 1975. In 1988, he went to the United States of America (USA) where he completed a year of post-graduate studies in the areas of Development and Reconstruction at the Nebraska University.




  •  MRRD’s Minister Meets UNDP’s Delegation
    H.E, Eng. Nasir Ahmad Durrani, the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, met with Deputy Country Director and Leadership Team of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). In the...
  •  USAID to assist with USD 30m to MRRD
    Minister Nasir Ahmad Durrani, the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met today in his office with the Country Director of the United Nations...
  •  Necessary Facilities for 6,296 Rural Households
    The 37 sub projects completed in 32 villages of Zinda Jan district of Herat province will enable approximately 6,296 rural families to have access to basic services. The inauguration...
  •  MRRD Signs Contracts for 55 new Projects
    At a sum of AFN 220 million including 10% community contribution, the contracts for 55 public utility projects were signed today between the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) and...
  •  Minister Durrani Attends the Launch Event for HDR2015
    On February 9, 2016, American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) hosted the launch event for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) flagship report, Human Development Report 2015...


  • NSP: National Solidarity Programme
  • NABDP: National Area-Base Development Programme
  • NRAP: National Rural Access Programme
  • Ru-WatSIP: Rural Water Supply, Sanitation & Irrigation Programme
  • AREDP: Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Programme
  • CARD-F: Comprehensive Agriculture and Rural Development - Facility