Legal Unit of the President
Legal Unit of the President on international trade, economic treaties and agreements is established to facilitate and coordinate the legal affairs related to the memorandums of understanding (MOU), agreements, treaties, trade and economic agreements of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with countries, international organizations and foreign companies.
The unit aims to ensure reflection of President’s vision and priorities of government of Afghanistan for regional connectivity and trade facilitation.
This unit has two directorates:
1- Directorate of International and Regional Commitments Coordination;
2- Directorate of Contracts and Infrastructures, legal affairs coordination.
Duties of the office:
All government departments and agencies are obliged to draft and process the memorandums of understandings, treaties, trade and economic agreements of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with countries, international organizations and foreign companies in compliance with the provisions of the country's applicable legislative documents in close coordination with the legal Unit of the President.
Biography of the general director to the legal unit of the president.
Kabir khan Isakhel serves as the general director of the legal unit of the president.
He obtained his LLB with honors in law and Master of Arts in international relations specializing in international law, development, and diplomacy, from prestigious universities in the United Kingdom.
He possesses over 15 years of extensive professional experience in the fields of criminal, commercial, international, and human rights laws. His working background includes dealing with economic, legal, and governance policy reforms as well as national programmer development through United Nations and other international organizations in countries such as Iraq, Somalia, Afghanistan, and the United Arab Emirates. Besides, his experience working in Afghanistan includes leading the formulation of the Afghanistan effective governance programmer and serving as a senior legal advisor, supporting the president’s office in matters on overall policy and strategic matters.