Barakzai, Obaidullah Hajji Barikzai
|Name||Barakzai, Obaidullah Hajji Barikzai|
|Date of birth||1959|
|Function/Grade||Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Uruzgan Oruzgan|
|History and Biodata||
Haji Obaidullah Barakzai
2. Previous Functions:
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)
He is married and has twenty-five children.
Pashto and he also speaks Dari, English and Arabic