Afghan Biographies

Independent Election Commission 2012 AIEC

Name Independent Election Commission 2012 AIEC
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade IEC Members
History and Biodata

Independent Election Commission 2012 Members:

IEC Chief:
Fazl Ahmad Manawi

Deputy Head of Independent Election Commission:
Abdul Khaliq Hussaini (20121017)
Adviser Deputy Head AIEC on international Relations: Yahya  Marufi (20121017)
Zekria Barakzai, Deputy Head of the IEC’s Secretariat  who was also the acting head of the secretariat, resigned from his post after President Karzai appointed Zai-ul-Haq Amarkhil as the new head of the secretariat.(20121203)

Head Secretariat:
Abdullah Ahmadzai.
Zia-ul-Haq Amarkhel (20121129)
Mohammad Hashim Samim the operational deputy of the IEC secretariat past away in his residence due to gas poisoning [Carbon monoxide poisoning](20130113)

Commission's spokesman:
Noor Mohammad Noor (20120119)

Members: (Terms 3 years)
Mohammad Husain Garzewani, (20120119) hailing from western Faryab province, has a master's in geology from an Azerbaijan university. Currently serving as a professor of geology at Kabul University, he has worked as advisor to the Wolesi Jirga's Commission on Natural Resources and Environment Protection.
Sayd Mohammad Hashem Folad Faulad , (20120119) has been a member of the High Peace Council,
Ghulam Dastgir Azad, (20120119) has served as governor of Nimroz province.
Momena Yari, (20120119) Former Director of the Justice Department at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs
Rida Azimi, (20120119) has been a senator.
Abdul Khaliq Pashayee Pashaei former Senator

President Karzai appointed Mohamad Hussain Gurziwani, Momina Yari, Sayed Mohammad Hashem Folad, Dr Ghulam Dastagir Azad and Reeda Azimi as the new members of the Independent Election Commission (IEC).(20111227)

Last Modified 2013-01-13
Established 2012-01-19