Afghan Biographies

Niazi, Mrs. Sifora Saifura Neyazi Niazai


Name Niazi, Mrs. Sifora Saifura Neyazi Niazai
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1962
Function/Grade Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Balkh reelected
History and Biodata

Saifora Niazai Mrs.
Phone: 0700509161

2. Previous Functions:
Teacher
Principal of the Sultan Razia High School in Balkh Province. Before running for parliament in 2005
Head of DOWA in Balkh province.
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Balkh
Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Balkh reelected

3.Biodata:
Niazai_SiforaMrs. Saifoor Niazai (Safora Niazi) was born 1962 in the Khalid Project Area, Balkh Province. Niazai finished her early education at the Sultan Razia High School, Mazar city, Balkh province in 1978. She has a bachelor’s degree in Science from Kabul University, which she earned in 1982.

After graduating from University, Niazai worked as a teacher and later as the principal of the Sultan Razia High School in Balkh Province. Before running for parliament in 2005 she was the head of DOWA in Balkh province.

She was a member of the Committee on Cultural and Religious affairsin Wolesi Jirga 2005. Saifoor Niazai is an executive member of Jamiat e Islami in Mazar e Sharif. She is close to Balkh Governor Ustad Atta. In both the 2005 and 2010 elections, Niazai campaigned as an independent candidate. She was a member of the Constitutional Loya Jirga in 2003.

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

She is married with two children, a son and a daughter.

She speaks Dari and Pashto.

Last Modified 2012-06-19
Established 2009-10-12