Province: Logar

Ethnicity: Pashtun

Liwal is a computer and software engineer as well as founder and owner of a Pashto language software company in Kabul. He was also a candidate in the 2014 presidential election.

He was among those who registered as a presidential candidate in the last hours.

Abdul Hadi Zulhekmat and Yahya Yawar are his two running mates for first and second vice president.