Dr Subhan Kashanov Deputy Director and Chief Executive Officer of Payvand (International Forum of Persian Speaking People) was born in 1953 in Farkhor, Khatlan District of Tajikistan.
- 1983-1993, served as teacher and deputy director of the Department of Philosophy in the University of Qurqan Tippe.
- 1993 –1996, Director of the Department of Political Science and Cultural Studies in Tajikistan Academy of Science.
- 1993-2000, he has worked in various capacities and as the chief advisor for Media and Publication to the office of the President of the republic of Tajikistan.
- 2000 until his appointment as the CEO of Payvand Society, Dr Kashanov has acted as Director of Tajikistan Official Newspaper Jomhuriyyat and chief advisor to the office of the president in matters related to social relations.
Dr H Kashanov has published numerous articles in academic journals and has participated in many conferences and seminars in countries such as Austria, Hungry, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Germany, Russia, France, Turkey and the United States of America. Payvand UK, while congratulating Dr Kashanov on his appointment, is pleased to thank Dr Isomiddin Salohiddin, the outgoing CEO for his excellent administrative efforts in promoting Payvpad’s objectives and wish him good health and success.