Afghan Biographies

Najiya Mrs. Najeya Najya Najia

Name Najiya Mrs. Najeya Najya Najia
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1968
Function/Grade Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Paktika
History and Biodata

Phone: 0700200162

2. Previous Functions:
Teacher at the Accounting Institute of Kabul (1985-1987)
Teacher (economics) at the Jamhoryat Professional School (1987-1996)
Director at the Jamhoryat Professional School (2001)
Environmental advisor at the Kabul municipality (2005-2010)
Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Paktika

3. Biodata:
Najiya_NajeyaNajia, daughter of Haji Pir Mohammad, was born in the Deh Sabz district of Kabul city in 1968. Najia graduated from Amin-e-Fedawi High School in Kabul in 1981. She has a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Economics at Kabul University, which she earned in 1985. She participated in the National Democratic Institute (NDI) Political Party Trainer Program, during which she received six weeks of
intensive training on the basics of democracy, campaign management, party structure, direct voter contact, the roles of polling agents and personal leadership skills.

Najia is a member of the Afghan Women's Political Participation Organization, and also a deputy of the Movement of Afghan Sisters. She is chairwoman of the Afghan Teachers’ Cultural Union, and runs Dewa Private School in Kabul. During her training with NDI, she went on to train 130 party activists over six months.

Najia is affiliated with Hezb-e-Muhaz Milli Islami Afghanistan.

Commission (2012): Religious and Cultural Affairs, Education and Higher Education (Secretary)

She is married and has two daughters and three sons.

Najia speaks Pashto, Dari and English

Last Modified 2012-08-13
Established 2010-10-22