about ministry of Urban Development

Dr.Hassan Abdullahi
Minister Of Urban Development Affairs

Dr. Hassan Abdullahi, the son of Safar, was born in 1355 A.H. in Ghor Province of Afghanistan. He spent his early years in his hometown; but the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan by Soviet Red Army, made him and his family migrate to Iran.He was awarded with high honors during his primary and secondary education in school, and graduated with a BA in Sociology from Shiraz University, where he got 12th position, in 1376. He obtained his Masters in Architecture and Urban Planning in Tehran (capital city of Islamic Republic of Iran).

Besides his educational period, he had lively participation in social, educational and cultural fields: such as teaching at Kabul University, publication of Pohanton’s Weekly, Journal of Afghanistan Studies, and the establishment of Afghanistan Institute of Tose’a  ......

He also had an active role in nationally and internationally prestigious companies in the field of urban sector. However, after September eleventh’s event and the creation of a new chapter in the country, he has served the beloved country at professional posts that follow “as Deputy of Capacity Building and Administrative Development” at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development during (1383 – 1386 AH), “as Technical and Constructional Deputy” at Kabul Municipality during (1386 – 1387 AH), “as an Advisor of Minister of Urban Development Affairs” during (1387 – 1388) and “as Deputy of Finance and Administration” of the Ministry from (1389 – present).

Social and Administrative Activities

  1. Chairman and CEO of Afghanistan (educational- cultural) Institute of Tose’a, an Afghans Institution in Iran during the years (1377-1380 AH,).
  2. Rural residential establishment plan Manager of Gulistan Province in the horizon of year 1390 A.H. (Iran), during (1377 – 1380 AH).
  3. Chief editor of the Pohanton’s Weekly in (1377 – 1380 AH)
  4. Secretary of the Student Cultural Association of Afghanistan ‘Majma Fida’ during (1380-1381 AH).
  5. Technical Office Manager of Mohandisin-e-Moshaver-e-Shahr va Bonyan Company during the years (1381 - 1379 AH, SH).
  6. Secretary of the Planning Committee for Afghanistan Studies (two volumes are printed), during (1381-1382 AH).
  7. (Educational – research-related) Journal Manager, the first journal in the areas of Afghanistan Strategic Studies, seventeen volumes of journal have been printed so far during the years (1381—1384 AH).
  8. Deputy of (capacity growth and administrative development) Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, during the years (1383-1386 AH).
  9. Commission Chairman of Disputes and Violations of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, during the years (1384-1386 AH).
  10. Honorary professor at Kabul University, Faculty of Social Sciences (Department of Philosophy and Sociology) in 1386 AH.
  11. Technical and constructional deputy of Kabul Municipality, during the years (1386-1387 AH, SH).
  12. Minister’s advisor at the Urban Development Affairs in the Year 1387.
  13. Deputy Head of Administration - Financial Planning Department, during the years (1389-1390 AH)
  14. Honorary Professor at Islamic Azad University of Kabul

Professional Career (Urbanization) in Afghanistan

  1. Master Plan Consultant of Nili City in Dai Kundi (Partners with Omran Company) in 1383.
  2. Planner of Master Plan of Mullaghulam plain, Bamyan Province in 1383 AH.
  3. Master Plan Design of Umid Sabz Town’s new phase of Kabul, in the year 1383 AH.
  4. Consultant and Honorary Fellow of Bamiyan City Master Plan, in the year 1385 AH.
  5. Strategic Planning consultant and supervisor in Pul-e-Khumri City, in 1387 AH.
  6. Strategic Planning consultant and supervisor Sheberghan city, in the year 1387 AH.
  7. Strategic Planning consultant and supervisor of Charikar City, in the year 1387 AH.
  8. Kabul Master Plan consultant and supervisor in 1388 AH.
  9. Strategic plan consultant and supervisor of Ghazni City, in the year 1388 AH.
  10. Strategic plan consultant and supervisor Mahtarlam City, in the year 1388 AH.

 

Professional career outside Afghanistan

  1. Partnered with the Department of Economics and Senior Research at the University of Tarbiat Modarres during the years (1383-1381), and in this period he did the following researches.
    1. Development Master Plan of Lorestan Province, urban development sector.
    2. Development Master Plan of Lorestan Province, the rural development sector.
    3. Development Master Plan of Lorestan Province, development of rural – urban sector.
    4. Preparation of development framework for industries and mines in southern Iran, in 1382 AH.
    5. Assessment of effects of economic reforms (free market) in rural development in northern Iran, in 1383 AH.
    6. Measurement of the Regional Constructional Organization of Sistan on the development of the region, in the year 1383 AH.
  2. Tehran University (Research Assistant) during (1377-1378 AH), participated as an active member  in research planning as follows:
    1. Factors affecting the development of car parking around the metropolis of Tehran, in 1377 AH.
    2. Study of factors affecting the return of Afghan refugees to their country, in 1378 AH.
    3. Site selection for Fairs in Mashhad, in 1378 AH.
  3. Shiraz University (Research Assistant), participated as an active member in research planning as follows:
    1. Proposal of optimal methods for obtaining construction permits of Shiraz Municipality in 1376 AH.
    2. Proper site selection for a succession of nomads in Fars Province, in 1375 AH.
  4. Bonyad Maskan
    1. Preparation of rural development plan in Qamsar, Meymon Dare and ...
    2. Preparation of settlement of rural habitats with the UFRD technique in Golestan Province in the horizon of year 1390 AH during the years (1379-1377 AH).
  5. Had the following responsibilities at Mohandisin-e-Moshaver-e-Shahr va Bonyan Company (This engineering company was among the Iranian elite companies).
    1. Technical Officer Manger Mohandisin-e-Moshaver-e-Shahr va Bonyan Company, during the years (1379-1381 AH).
    2. Dehloran district Master Plan, rural and urban development sector in Ilam Province, west of Iran, in 1378 AH.
    3. Mehran Master Plan, rural and urban development sector in Ilam province, West of Iran, in 1378 AH.
    4. Ramsar Master Plan in Mazandaran Province Master, north of Iran, in 1380 AH.
    5. Kotlam Mahale City Master Plan, in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, in 1380 AH
    6. Organization of recreational centers of at Ramsar Coast in Mazandaran Province, north of Iran, in 1381 AH.
    7. Salmas City Master Plan, the North West of Iran, Azarbaijan province, in 1381 AH.

Writings (Printed)

  1. PhD thesis, "Illustration of a Desirable Pattern of Urban System in Afghanistan."
  2. Master thesis "New Patterns of Site Selection for Urban Land Use Using GIS”.
  3. Article "Criticism on Iranian Involvement in Afghanistan’s Reconstruction», Journal of (educational- research-related), the first volume of Tose’a, in year 1381 AH.
  4. Article “Assessment of Afghanistan's Future Constitutional Development Mechanism”, Journal of (educational – research-related), the second and third volume of Tose’a, in the year 1381 AH.
  5. Article “The Patterns of Reconstruction after the War”, Journal of (educational – research-related), the fourth volume of Tose’a, winter of the year 1381 AH.
  6. Article "The Historical Perspective of Army’s Mechanism from the Beginning to End», Journal (educational – research related), the fourth volume of Tose’a, the winter of 1381.
  7. Article "The Strategic Components of Structured Army of Neighbors of Afghanistan", Journal of (educational – research related), the fourth volume of Tose’a in the year 1381 AH.
  8. Article "The Measurement of National Identification Dependency among Intellectuals of Afghanistan", Journal of (educational – research related), the fifth volume of Tose’a, in 1382 AH.
  9. Article "The Reconstruction Effects of Afghanistan", Weekly of Wahdat, in 1381 AH.
  10. Article "The History of Presence of Afghan Students in the Political Scene", the Pohanton’s Weekly, 1378 AH.
  11. Article "The Educational Status of Afghan Refugees in Iran", the Pohanton’s Weekly in 1378 AH.

Being Printed

  1. The translation of   “Urbanization and Urban Systems in India
  2. The translation of “Study of Kabul City for District Development
  3. Article “Impact on Urban fundamentals and urban geography on Urban and in Afghanistan, Journal of (educational – research related) Geography.

 

Educational Seminars and Trips Abroad

  1. Seminar Organizer (educational – research-related), "Afghanistan after the Taliban", Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran summer of the year 1383 AH.
  2. AlphaSeminar Organizer (educational – research-related), "Assessment of Components of the Afghan Constitutional Crisis", Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, spring of the year 1383 AH.
  3. The Head of Afghan Representative for talks with officials of Ministry of Agriculture of Malaysia regarding the creation of norms and standard of dry fruits in Afghanistan in winter of the year 1384.
  4. Participation at the higher level leadership program in Berlin, Germany in the year 1385 AH

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