Afghan Biographies

Momand, Farydoon Faraidoon Fraidoon


Name Momand, Farydoon Faraidoon Fraidoon
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1971
Function/Grade Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Nangahar reelected
History and Biodata

Faridoon Momand
Mobile: 0799083537, 0700604654

2. Previous Functions:
Commander 818th border platoon of the Afghan Army (1985-1987)
Deputy commander of the 563rd brigade of the Afghan Army  (1987-1989)
Commander of the 568 battalion Afghan Army (1989-1990).
Head of the Department for Tribes and Frontiers in Nangarhar province (2001-2004)
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Nangahar
Wolesi Jirga Member 2011 MP MNA Nangahar reelected

3.Biodata:
Momand_FarydoonFaraidoon Momand was born 1971 in Goshta village, Goshta District, Nangahar Province.Momand graduated from Khoshal Khan High School in Jalalabad in 1985. He has also participated in courses and seminars conducted by the Ministry of Defense.

Momand was a tribal leader who fought against the Taliban in his area during the Taliban regime. From 1985-1987, he commanded the 818th border platoon of the Afghan National Army (ANA). From 1987-1989, he served as deputy commander of the 563rd brigade of the ANA and from 1989-1990, as commander of the 568 battalion of the ANA. From 2001-2004, he acted as head of the
Department for Tribes and Frontiers in Nangarhar province.
 

He was a member of the Committee on Defense Affairs in Wolesi Jirga 2005.
 

In February 2011 Momand and others on a meeting with 100 tNangahar tribal Leaders demanded the removal of Nangahar Governor Gul Agha Shirzai.
 

Commission (2012): Immunities and Privileges.

Faridoon Momand escaped unhurt in a suicide attack in front of his residence in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on 20140130.

There are six Wolesi Jirga Members whose active membership in the parliament was to be put on hold for two month because absenteeism of 21 days. Lawmakers suspended are the following: Amanullah Guzar from Kabul, Farishta Anwari from Nimroz, Muhammad Ishaaq Rahguzar from Balkh, Ezatullah Atif from Kabul, Faridoon Momand from Nangarhar, and Alam Khan Azadi from Balkh.(20160531)
 

He is married with six sons and one daughter.
 

Momand speaks Pashto and Dari.

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