Born: 1954

Province: Kabul

Ethnicity: Tajik

He completed his bachelor’s degree in Dari literature from Kabul University and worked in different positions in the security sector between 1980 and 1992 for the government.

He also run for president in the 2009 presidential election.

Torsan picked Mohammad Nader Shah Ahmadzai as his running mate for first vice president, and Mohammad Shafi Qaisari as his running mate for second vice president.