Afghan Biographies

Khatera Afghan Mrs.


Name Khatera Afghan Mrs.
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1982
Function/Grade nominated Minister of Higher Education
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
mid-ranking UNICEF employee in Kabul

3. Biodata:
Mrs. Khatira Afghan was born 11. Aug. 1982  in Kandahar Province. She is a member of the Wasefi family of the Pashtun Alekozai tribe from Kandahar city. She studied at Kabul University (or Kardan private University) and obtained a Masters degree in the US . She has worked in Kabul for the UN. Khatera Afghan was nominated by the President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as Higher Education Minister.(20150112) According to the Afghan Constitution, ministers should be at least 35 years old, and the age of Khatira Afghan, the president's nominee for minister of higher education, has come under question. Reports allege that Afghan changed her age from 33 to 39 in her national ID card just a week prior to her nomination. If The documents are Genuine! Khatira Afghan Minister-designate for Higher Education Age in ID card: 39 In Passport: 33 Required: 35(20150119) Wolesi Jirga rejected Nominee for the Ministry of Higher Education Khatera Afghan rejected with 146 votes, 71 in favor, 21 blank, and three invalid.(20150128)

Last Modified 2015-01-28
Established 2015-01-13