About me

cropped-af-circle2.jpgAimal Faizi is an Afghan journalist and writer. He served as a spokesperson and director of communications to the former President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, from 2011 to 2014. Prior to this position, Faizi worked as a media advisor and senior journalist with the Afghan state-run television network RTA and the Afghan ministry of Information & Culture.

From President Obama’s special envoy, the late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, to President Putin’s special envoy to Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, the Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu and the former UN Special Representative to Afghanistan, Kai Eide, Faizi has interviewed many high profile politicians and diplomats from across the world.

Faizi studied Journalism (Université Michel de Montaigne – Bordeaux III) and Political Sciences at the Institute of Political Studies (Université Montesquieu – Bordeaux IV) France. He writes for a variety of newspapers and online publications in and outside of Afghanistan.

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