Afghan Biographies

Matin, Engineer Abdul

Name Matin, Engineer Abdul
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1960
Function/Grade Ex-MP MNA
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Helmand, killed

3. Biodata:
Engineer Abdul Matin was born 1960 in Helmand Provinz. On November 6, 2007, a terrorist carried out a suicide bombing in the Baghlan province of Afghanistan that deliberately targeted a delegation of 18 members of the Wolesi Jirga, the directly elected chamber of the National Assembly of Afghanistan. After the bombing, six Wolesi Jirga members lay dead: Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Chair of the Economic Commission of the Wolesi Jirga and former Minister of Commerce. Engineer Abdul Matin, a member from the province of Helmand. Sibgatullah Zaki, a member from the province of Takhar. Haji Sahib Rahman Hemat, a member from the province of Kunar. Nazik Mir Sarferaz, a member from the Kunduz province and Mohammad Arif Zarif, a member from Kabul.

Last Modified 2011-04-24
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