About the President

About the President

Assistant Professor Dr. Faridulhaq Sohail is son of Mohammad Ibrahim and was born in Maidan Shahr in 1977. In 1982 he was enrolled at Amir Dust Mohammad Khan primary school in Kabul where he completed his elementary studies. Later he immigrated to Pakistan with the rest of his family due to the civil wars. He has completed his secondary school in IRC Experimental Science High School where he graduated with excellent grades in 1994. Dr. Sohail enrolled at Kabul Medical University (formerly known as Kabul Medical Institute) in 1995 where he graduated with a cadre degree in 2002. A few months after graduation and after successfully passing the cadre examination he joined the physiology faculty of the medical school. He served as a lecturer at the faculty for three years. In 2005, he obtained membership for thoracic surgery department of Kabul Medical University after passing a cadre exam on surgical principles. He served as an assistant professor at the department until 2014.

In 2006 while he was a member of the academic cadre of thoracic surgery department (the department was in Maiwand Hospital at that time, which was later transferred to Aliabad Hospital) he enrolled at general surgery specialization program at Kabul Medical University. He successfully completed the program and became a general surgery specialist in 2010. Back in 2007, Dr. Sohail achieved his specialization in Ultrasound too.

In 2012 due to his interest in political science he enrolled at Islamic Azad University (Kabul branch) to pursue a political science degree. He received a master's degree in political science and international relations in 2014.

In 2009 he participated in a teaching skills program at Tokyo University for two and a half months where he was awarded a certificate of teaching methods.

In 2014 he went to the United States to attend a ten week young lecturers’ development programme at Purdue University. When Ghalib University was established in Herat in 2010, Dr. Sohail became a board member trustees of the university.

In 2017 he studied general psychology and statistics at York University in Canada. In the same year he was appointed as the president of Ghalib University in Kabul. Dr. Sohail is a member of Kabul Medical University Association of Professors, Afghanistan Union of Professors, and Afghanistan’s Union of Medical Doctors.