Dr. Mustafa Mastoor, Minister of Economy

The career of Dr. Mustafa Mastoor spans a wide spectrum of public sector responsibilities for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Most recently in August 2017 he was appointed as Acting Minister of Economy.

Dr. Mastoor has been the lead negotiator for the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline that will extend from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to the India-Pakistan border. He leads the Afghan team for the Central Asia – South Asia (CASA) 1300 MW regional electricity transmission project that will connect the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan. CASA will yield considerable revenue from transit fees and will serve as a catalyst for security and prosperity in the region more..