Balkhi, Sidiqa Mrs.
|Name||Balkhi, Sidiqa Mrs.|
|Date of birth||1950|
|Function/Grade||Meshrano Jirga Member 2011 MP MNA Balkh reappointed|
|History and Biodata||
Sediqa Balkhi is one of the 34 by the President (Karzai) appointed/reappointed Members of the Meshrano Jirga. She is not elected.
2. Previous Functions:
Both in Afghanistan and in the migration Environment besides teaching and working as a manager she has made endeavors for enlightenment of the mentality of people, she was also involved in fighting the Soviet invasion through publishing articles and holding seminars. She has made endeavors for providing the young generation of Afghan refugees with education and providing the vulnerable women and girls with a business.
Public Prosecution Department says a commission is to be set up to investigate corruption cases attributed to Seddiqa Balkhi and others. (20100315) Later, without mentioning names, the Public Prosecution Department says it has given up on its investigation of dossiers attributed to three former Cabinet members. Analysts say the dossiers belong to Sediqa Balkhi, Obaidula Ramin and Sayed Hussain Anwari. Balkhi is a member and the Chairperson of the Disabled, Martyr, Gender and Civil Society Committee 2010.
She was elected Chairwoman Civil Society and Women Affairs Committee. (20120127)
Balkhi is married.