Afghan Biographies

Muhseni, Hafizullah Asif Mohsini


Name Muhseni, Hafizullah Asif Mohsini
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth
Function/Grade Adviser to the President
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
President Karzai ordered the appointment of Hafizullah Asif Muhseni Muhsini Mohsini Mohseni as a Presidential Advisor in Social Affairs (20111013) within the framework of general administration affairs and Council of Ministers Secretariat. Hafizullah Asif Muhseni is the son of former Kandahar Shia Harakat-i-Islami party leader Shaikh Asef Mohseni until he announced that he would step down in early February 2005. It is said that Shaikh Asef Mohseni (born 1935) is a Tajik from the Qizilbash sub group.(20090413). He studied in Najaf, Irak, and became a Ayatollah. However Hafizullah and Asef both are Shia. Hafizullah Asif Muhsini was a member of the Bonn Conference (20011126-20011206) and belonged to the Peshawar Group.

Lutfullah Mashal, the spokesman of the National Directorate of Security, accused Ensaf Daily and Tamadon TV [owned by Asif Mohseni] and Noor TV [owned by the Rabbani family] of receiving funds and story ideas from Iran.(20120410)

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