Afghan Biographies

Barakzai, Obaidullah Hajji Barikzai


Name Barakzai, Obaidullah Hajji Barikzai
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1959
Function/Grade Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Uruzgan Oruzgan
History and Biodata

Haji Obaidullah Barakzai
Phone: 0797060186

2. Previous Functions:
Military commander in Kandahar (2001).
District governor of Khasa Urozgan district in Urozgan province (2006).Director of the Department of Tribes and Borders – both in Urozgan province (2007-2010)
Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Uruzgan Oruzgan

3. Biodata:
Barikzai_ObaidullahHaji Obaidullah Barakzai, son of Muhammad Rasul, was born in 1959 in Chora district of Urozgan province. Barikzai finished his primary and secondary education in Chore district and graduated from twelfth class.

Barikzai was a jihadi commander in the war years. After 2001, he became a military commander in Kandahar. He worked as district governor of Khas Urozgan district in Urozgan province in 2006. Barikzai has been a tribal elder and worked as head of the Department of Tribes and Borders – both in Urozgan province – from 2007 to 2010, when he ran for parliament.

Barikzai is a member of Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan, a party he joined in 1982, and a member of the Saba (“dawn”) Parliamentary group

Commission (2012): Complaints and Petitions (Chair 2011 & 2012)
Ashiqullah Wafa of Baghlan and Obaidullah Barakzai of Uruzgan voted in Wolesi Jirga against BSA and SOFA. (20141124)
 

He is married and has twenty-five children.

Pashto and he also speaks Dari, English and Arabic

Last Modified 2014-11-24
Established 2010-10-31