Ibtikaar provides physical offices, training, business advisory, support with market and funding access and networking opportunity to technology startups in Afghanistan. The incubator can accommodate 14 incubatees at a time and can provide additional space for anchor tenants.
The incubator is a two years long program by Ministry of Communications and IT in collaboration by the World Bank under its ICT sector development project.
The program is implemented by four Business Incubator Specialists, hired by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, and is responsible for leading and managing the establishment and growth of the business incubator, ensuring a self-sustaining operations and financially viable service and operations. The goal is to create at least ten successful businesses by the end of the project.

Management Team

Omed Bashardost

Incubator Manager

Omed Bashardost is a BA (Hons) Economics From Jamia Millia Islamia Act of Parliment University of New Delhi, India and is also certified in Technology Transfer and Commercialization techniques, Provision for innovation Wealth Creation - Rasht/Tehran, Iran, and CCNA Discovery, A+Hardware, Software CIT from Behzad Institute of Higher Education. He has over 4 years of experience in Accounting & Finance, International Business Economics, Management, Leadership, Team Building, Finance and Business Development in private Companies and Currently appointed as Business Incubator Manager at Ibtikaar by Ministry Of Communication and IT.

Milad Ada

Deputy Incubator Manager/IT Specialist

Milad is a Software Engineer - BSE (Hons) and an Experienced and dedicated IT professional with over 6 years’ successful experience in Information Technology field. Proficient in software development and maintenance. Solid track record of providing timely positive response to requests regarding computer related assistance. A deep understanding of the general organizational confidentiality policies associated with IT specialist position.

Zahid Kotwal

Finance & Admin Specialist

Zahid Kotwal joined Ibtikaar, April 2016 and is currently working as Finance & Admin Specialist at Ibtikaar. He has over 3 years of experience in Finance, Administration and Management across different public and private sectors. Zahid holds a BBA (Hons) from Khurasan University, Jalalabad, Afghanistan..


Roshan Kumar Seebaluck

Incubator Expert

Roshan is a Mauritian national with more than 18 years of experience in the field of SMEs & Entrepreneurship Development, Business Incubation, ICT and Regional Networking. He has been working as a lead consultant and consultant on multi-donor consultancy assignments.

Mohammad Yasin Hamraz

Finance Director Ministry of MCIT

Mr. Mohammad YasinHamraz has received his bachelor degree from Economic Faculty of Kabul University, and then he continued his education in India and has taken his master degree in Business Administration(M.B.A) from Pune Uninversity India.

Zamary Shahab

Softwate Engineer
Admin & Finance Manager

Zamary Shahab is a Principal Software Engineer at MCIT and has 10 years of experience in architecture, design, Software Development, Web Application Development, Oracle, SQL Server, Shahab is having professional certification in the Oracle (OCP)...


dr noorahmad jamal


I am by profession medical doctor in field of cardiology,director cardiology central police hospital ministry of interior Kabul Afghanistan
Karte 3 main road B/W Street 11 and 12
Kabul/ Afghanistan

Wahid Amin

Wais Payab

Head of Afghanistan National Data Center (ANDC)/Director

Wais Payab,Is currently working as the Director of Technology and Innovation and the Acting Head of the Afghanistan National Data Center (ANDC) at the Ministry of Communication and IT (MCIT) since 2009.

Sayed Khalid