Hamed Wardak is one of a new generation of successful Afghan businessmen who are emerging from the war torn Afghanistan to take responsibility for the rebuilding of their country. Many of these young businessmen and entrepreneurs are known not only in Afghanistan, but also in the US and European business worlds.
The son of Abdul Rahim Wardak, the Defense Minister of Afghanistan, Hamed Wardak has continually enlisted his abilities and experience for the betterment of his country of birth and fellow Afghans. (Wardak was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and after growing up in Pakistan and the US he has returned to serve his country, living between Washington and Kabul.)
Wardak has worked together with USAID, the United States Department of Defense and other international concerns who have invested in Afghanistan’s future. He even served as the Afghan Finance Minister’s private envoy to the United States during the period 2002-2003.