Afghan Biographies

Abidi, Dr. Daud Daoud Dawood Abedi


Name Abidi, Dr. Daud Daoud Dawood Abedi
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade HIA (Hekmatyar) stalwart United States based
History and Biodata

2.Previous Functions:
HIA (Hekmatyar) stalwart United States based (20100323)
Chairman of Afghan Nation Peace Council (20130103)

3. Biodata:
abedi_daoudDr. Dawood Abidi belongs to Qandahar province of Afghanistan Abidi has been residing in California, United States since long. He is a American-Afghan businessman, who even met Mr. Hallbrooke in 2009. He made his best for reconciliation between Hizb-e-Islami (Hekmatyar) and Taliban Supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar Akhund in 1994 but failed due to strict attitude of Taliban leadership. Daud Abidi confirmed his good links with Taliban leaders engaged in resistance against the US led allied troops. In this respect, he praised in particular the former Afghan Minister Maulvi Jalal-ud-Din Haqqani and his son Siraj-ud-Din Haqqani. The United States based Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) (Hekmatyar) stalwart Daud Abidi has confirmed holding meetings with high-ranking American officials and handing over a letter of Engineer Hekmatyar addressed to US President Barack Obama (20090418).

Abedi has volunteered to Niswa, a Los Angeles-based Muslim community organization which is involved in a allegedly "Mystery of Afghan Orphans"  who travelled to the U.S. E-mails, seeking homes for more than 500 Afghan women and children coming to the United States, started circulating among the Afghan-American community. Hundreds of Afghan-American families across the country have been signing up for foster care licenses after a series of e-mails claimed that 529 Afghan women and children, 217 of them orphaned children, were going to be brought to the United States. The e-mails — which appeared to be put out by Niswa offered no details on how the women and children had arrived in the United States or who was responsible for bringing them in. (2012043)

Daud Abidi warned on 20130107 that the American presence in Afghanistan after 2014, when all NATO combat troops are scheduled to leave, would pave the way for neighbours’ meddling in the country, (20130107)

Last Modified 2013-01-07
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