Fraidoon Omer

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Fraidoon Omer – Country Director, Afghanistan

Fraidoon Omer graduated from Ankara University in Turkey with a degree in Turkish Literature. Mr. Omer then went on to work with the DORUK Company in Istanbul until 2005. He later worked as a translator in Kabul for several years before coming to work for Barakat in 2007. Mr. Omer is fluent in Dari, Pashtu, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek and English. With his interest and experience with languages Mr. Omer joined our staff in our North Office where he arranged seminars and literacy teacher trainings. In his new role, he is responsible for all aspects of the agency, including operations and management of our offices in Northern Afghanistan as well as overseeing Barakat’s schools and programs in Afghanistan.