Qais Mowafaq was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. At the age of 7, he saw the Taliban government take control of Afghanistan. He later joined as an announcer with the National Radio and television of Afghanistan and later as a producer with Shamshad Television, the country’s first private TV channel and a production manager with Sepehr TV. He was selected to study in India on an ICCR scholarship and traveled for his further studies in 2008. In 2010, he became the senior director of Negaah International News while studying for further degrees at night. Since then, he has served as a producer, anchor and senior director for political programs, carrying out nearly 500 interviews with senior politicians. In 2017, he started primary research for his PHD. He also served most recently as a senior advisor to the upper house of Afghanistan.