Afghan Biographies

Koof Ab District Badakhshan Provinc

Name Koof Ab District Badakhshan Provinc
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Kuf Ab district Badakhshan Province Koof Ab District Koof District was created in 2005 from part of Khwahan and is home to approximately 21,400 residents. This district borders with the Districts Khwahan, Shekay, Nusay, Maimay, Raghistan, and with its district Darvoz Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, Tajikistan.

The provincial council candidate, Noor Ahmad, also known as Mawlavi Abdul Rab belongs to Koof district of Badakhshan province and was arrested in northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan while he was smuggling 294 kg of opium.with a Ford Ranger vehicle. Dr. Nilofar Ibrahimi, lawmaker from Badakhshan province in Afghan parliament, said Noor Ahmad is a close relative of Afghan lawmaker Fawzia Koofi who represents northeastern Badakhshan province in Wolesi Jirga – lower house of the parliament of Afghanistan. She said Noor Ahmad was contesting for provincial council seat during the election with support of Fawzia Koofi and had secured the seat. District police chief of Keshm, Saifullah, said the candidate was arrested around 2:30 pm local time in Balocha area of Keshm district.(20140819)



Last Modified 2014-08-19
Established 2014-08-19