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     Syed Ahmad Shah Sadaat, son of Syed Zahir Shah, was born in 1971 in Nangarhar’s Draye Noor district. Mr.Sadaat completed his secondary education in Said Jamaludin Afghan High School. In 1988, he went to the United Kingdom where he obtained his bachelor degree in Engineering. He holds two master degrees, one of which is in Telecommunication with International Organizations from Oxford University.

    Mr Sadaat has held several positions such as engineer, manager, consultant/advisor and director. Furthermore, he worked in many national and international companies as well, such as Motorola, Jersey Telecom, Saudi Telecom Company, Telecom Italia, BT Spain, Swisscom and many more.    Mr.Sadaat has 19 years of experience in Telecom, and has worked for different Companies, in different countries on different continents, giving him the opportunity to broaden his knowledge and make him a qualified candidate for a job bearing heavier responsibilities.   

    Mr.Sadaat conducted several trainings at Kabul University’s Information and Telecommunication department and wrote a number of technical articles about telecommunication which have been published nationally in newspapers, magazines and in various websites.   

    Mr.Sadaat also worked in different governmental posts, as Senior Advisor to the Minister in the Ministry of Telecommunication, as Head of Project Management Department in the Ministry of Communication and IT , and as the Senior Advisor to the Minister of Economy.

    Mr.Sadaat left behind a successful and flourishing career in UK to work for his nation. His patriotism and will to work for the betterment of Afghanistan made him accept the request of the president to take the responsibility as the Technical Deputy Minister of MCIT (Ministry of information and telecommunication).

Work History

Technical Advisor for key strategic projects

Ministry of Economy

Technical and International Roaming Manager

Afghan Wireless


The Colonel Commander of the Special Anti-Terrorism Unit

Ministry Of Interior Affairs

Professional Deputy of Anti-terrorism & special operations

Ministry Of Interior Affairs

Transfer from Ministry of Defense to Ministry of Interior Affairs

Mar- 2006Jun-2007

Brigadier Head of Professional Reconnaissance

Ministry Of Defense

Political Deputy of armored Brigade

Ministry Of Defense

Political Chief of National Guard Regiment

Ministry Of Defense


Political deputy of Tank regiment

Ministry Of Defense

Political deputy of 2nd battalion

Ministry Of Defense


  • Nortel Network -  in Maidenhead and Paignton UK
  • Motorola - in Swindon UK
  • Alcatel Lucent - in Swindon UK
  • Jersey Telecom - in State of Jersey, Channel Island
  • Saudi Aramco – in Saudi Arabia Dhahran and Khubar
  • Saudi Telecom Company – In Riyadh Saudi Arabia
  • Telecom Italia – In Rome and Milano Italy
  • BT Spain – In Madrid Spain
  • Telephonica – in Madrid Spain
  • Nortel Network – in Paris Shatafore France
  • NCUS/Jorge Scientific Technologies in USA/Afghanistan
  • Swisscom in Luzon Switzerland
  • Control Solutions – Thames UK
  • Altran Technologies – London UK
  • United Utilities – Warrington UK



MSc in Satellites and Radio Engineering

King’s College University

Bachelor in Electronics Engineering

Oxford University

International Bachelorette certificate

Said Jamaludin Afghan High School



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