Son of Sayyed Rahmat, Governor Ghor province Sayyed Anwar Rahmati is born in 1959 in Yakawlang district of Bamyan province. He studied his primary and middle school at his home district.
He graduated from agriculture high school of Herat province in 1979.
He could not pursue higher education because of Soviet forces onslaught on Afghanistan. He joined Jihad against soviet and served in various capacities in politics and army of Nasr's Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan.
From 1985 to 1987, he was in charge of political issues pertaining to Yakawlang district of Bamyan province. However, from 1987 to 1989, he headed the Nasr’s party provincial wing.
In 1988, following invitation by then Jihadi commanders of national council attended by more than 70 senior Jahadi commanders of Wahdat Party, he attended the gigantic gathering.
In 1991, he was selected as member of national council. He had the credit of serving in politics, military and public affairs.
From 1995 to 1997, he discharged his duties as a spokesperson of the party.
After the collapse of Taliban regime, he returned to his country and established his weekly “Bahar and Mahr newspaper. He established the daily following extended cooperation by cultural activists.
He participated in Emergency Loya Jirga and constitutional Loya Jirga as a civil society representative of Bamyan and selected representative of Kabul.
From 2002, he worked as head of cultural organization Mahr society and director of Bahar weekly newspaper. Again from 2006, he discharged his duties at presidential office of the vice president for five years.
He served as governor of Sar-i-Pul province from 2010 till 2012. Since then, he serves as governor of Ghor province.