Afghan Biographies

Aminzai, Bakhtar

Name Aminzai, Bakhtar
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1968
Function/Grade Ex-MP MNA
History and Biodata

Dr. Bakhtar Aminzai is a Permanent Meshrano Jirga Member.
Mobile: 0093799371710

2. Previous Functions:
Meshrano Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Paktia

3. Biodata:
Bakhtar Aminzai, son of Muhammad Amin, was born in 1968 in the village of Dawolatzai of Paktia province. He completed his primary education in his village and secondary education at Itihad High School in Peshawar. He received his diploma in 1993. He pursued his higher education at Ahmad Shah Abdali University in Peshawar, where he completed his B.B.A. He received a business administration degree from Alkhari University in 2003. He migrated for some years to Pakistan.

Aminzai was a Director at the Afghan Hewad University in Peshawar and established the Humanitarian Development Assistance Organization. He was the interim chairman of the "peace jirga" (20091104). He previously served as an advisor to the Minister for Public Health and he has extensive background in the field of education.

Aminzai has traveled to Dubai, the United States, Germany, India and Pakistan on business and private visits. He was indirectly elected to the Meshrano Jirga through the 2005 Provincial Council elections in Paktia. Hamnazar One of the most important parties of the Meshrano Jirga, Hamnazar (Alliance) mainly consists of pro-Karzai MPs, who are Western sympathizers. The group numbers some thirty parliamentarians and is led by Amin Zai who is closely allied with Karzai who strongly supported him for this position.

He is married and has two sons.

He speaks Dari, Pashto, Urdu and English.

Last Modified 2011-03-20
Established 2009-10-13