Sayed Ikramuddin Masoomi was born in 1953 in Ashkmash district of Takhar. Former Minister of Labor and Social Affairs under President Karzai. Previously, Masoomi has worked as the Director of Enterprises for the Ministry of Finance, as Deputy Minister of Finance as well as Governor of Takhar and Badakhshan Provinces. He was replaced in 2006 by Noor Mohammad Qarqeen. Sayed Ekramuddin Masomi then served for more than a year as Governor of Baghlan Province.