Waleed Khaliqi

Founder & Author 

Waleed Khaliqi (ولید خالقی) current President of NITPAA; is an Afghan IT Technologist, activist and blogger from Kabul, Afghanistan who has been actively involved in community, and capacity building of his Afghan fellows since 2012. Waleed holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (BCS) majoring in Network and Telecommunication, from Kardan University.
Beside his volunteer responsibilities as the President of National IT Professionals Association of Afghanistan (NITPAA), Waleed is also a full time employee of Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture where he works as a General Technical manager since 2012.
Waleed writes articles for media, and has skills in online/offline journalism and blogging. Besides writing for his own blog (MyNetworkingLabs.Com), Waleed has also written for AfIG.af, NITPAA.org.af and Bakhtarnews.com.af.
He joined NITPAA back in 2015 as a regular member but, in a short period of time he was able to make it to NITPAA executive board. His passion in ICT, commitment, dedication and immense achievements in executive board were visible to all and soon he was appointed as chair of NITPAA Public Awareness Committee by NITPAA leadership. After an election he is now serving the community as a President of NITPAA.


2014 - Now

Waleed Works as a General Technical Manager with Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC).

2012 - 2014

Worked in different positions with different government and non government organizations including an ISP Company as a Network Engineer and  Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture as a Sr. IT-Officer.


President, National IT Professionals Association of Afghanistan (NITPAA)

NITPAA is a not-for-profit, membership-driven organization, that relies on volunteer collaboration of its members. The organization became part of At-Large Structure as an ALS under the APRALO region in 2016. NITPAA is also organizer of AfSIG and organized the very first version of the School in year 2017.

Computer Science Club of Kardan University

In Support to the community and Capacity building of his Afghan fellows, Waleed is also involve in the Computer Science Club of his University as an Alumni and is supporting the initiative along with Kardan Staff and Clubs leadership.


Waleed has a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from Kardan University, and Some Diplomas in Business Administration, Accountancy, and English Literature. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional and has academic background in Cisco Tracks as well.


Waleed Speaks Dari, Pashto, English and Urdo

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