Jalal has more than 16 yearsâ€™ experience in database and MIS application and management; specializing in information management, information systems design and development, systems analysis and design, and database analysis. Much of his background is in international development environments, with a focus on IT Project Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Community Driven Development (CDD). Design and development applications include MS SQL Server, MS Access, MySQL, Programming Languages PHP, Java Script, Visual Basic for Application (VBA) for Access and Excel, and knowledge Microsoft.net framework (VB.NET and C#). Jalal has worked in development programs in Timor Leste, Indonesia, Afghanistan and speaks fluent English, Persian/Farsi and Pashto, as well as some Arabic, Hindi/Urdo and Tetum. He holds a Master of Science in Information Technology (MS-IT), a Bachelor of Computer Sciences, and Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Rural Development (PGDSRD).