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.