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Mr. Qudratullah Delawari

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr. Qudratullah Delawari is a tireless business leader with an acute propensity for success. His insight, innovation, dedication and vision have been the driving force behind his achievements. His hands-on approach and personal philosophy of delivering high quality whilst providing maximum value to customers are the principles that guide his endeavours.

Not a man to stand still, Mr. Delawari is an innovator with a commitment to exceed the expectations of his customers and stakeholders. With an uncanny ability to identify market needs, he has activated a special loss reduction drive in the organization to cater to the growing demand of the fellow citizens.

An acknowledged name in the Solar Power sector globally, Mr. Delawari has spearheaded many functions.  With over 40 years of experience, his impeccable knowledge of market dynamics has helped him successfully lead teams across various functions and challenging times. He is a highly experienced professional, bringing a pioneering approach to power management through his exceptional leadership skills and profound knowledge of the sector.

Post obtaining a degree in Business Studies, specializing in international marketing in the year 1972 from United Kingdom, Mr. Delawari worked in banking and pharmaceutical sectors in Afghanistan until 1980. After USSR invaded Afghanistan he moved to United States to begin a career in Solar Energy, where he worked for over three decades in corporate sales and marketing positions.

Mr. Delawari is a firm believer in transparency, corporate governance and ethical business practice – principles upheld by each member of the team of DABS.

As Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible to nurture a brand that resonates Customer Centricity, Innovation and Social Responsibility. His focus lies in transforming DABS into a professionally run company that not only encapsulates core values and family ethos, but also adopts international best practices.

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) is an independent and autonomous company established under The Corporations and Limited Liabilities Law of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (IROA). DABS is a limited liability company with all its equity shares owned by the Government of Afghanistan (GoA). The company was incorporated on 4th May 2008 (15 Saur 1387) and replaces Da Afghanistan Breshna Moassassa (DABM) as the national power utility. DABS will operate and manage electric power generation, import, transmission, and distribution throughout Afghanistan on a commercial basis.
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