Afghan Biographies

Badghisi, Wasima Mrs.

Name Badghisi, Wasima Mrs.
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1985
Function/Grade IEC Commissioner 2016 technical deputy of the commission
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Technical deputy of the IEC commission IEC operational deputy chief (20161127, 20171207, 20180210)

3. Biodata:
Mrs. Wasima Badghisi was born 1985 in Badghis and qualified as a lawyer. She is a Professor of the Law Faculty of Herat University. She completed her Master’s degree from the US in Law and Political Science. In connection with the publishing of an anthology from Danish PEN, with ten leading female Danish writers meeting ten Afghanistan colleagues, Manizha Bakhtari and Wasima Badghisy told about their literature, it’s background and conditions. Badghisi was appointed IEC Commissioner 22 Nov 2016 for five years.

Wasima Badghisi, operational Deputy Independent Election Commission ( IEC), on Dec 06,  2017 said the existing National Identity Card (Tazkera) would be used in the upcoming 2018 parliamentary and provincial councils elections.The commission has previously suggested a biometric system to identify and register voters for the upcoming elections; however, the plan was being failed due to lack of budget.(20171207)


Last Modified 2018-02-10
Established 2016-11-22