Afghan Biographies

Kuchi, Rasoul Khan


Name Kuchi, Rasoul Khan
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1982
Function/Grade Wolesi Jirga Member 2018 MP MNA Kuchi Koochi
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Wolesi Jirga Member 2018 MP MNA Kuchi Koochi

3. Biodata:
Rasool Khan Kuchi Rasoul Khan Kuchai Rasul Khan Koochi was born in 1982 in the Bagrami district of Kabul province. He is the son of former jihadi commander Haji Manji Kuchai. Rasul Khan Kuchi. He is a graduate in Economics. He is a new entrant in the Afghan parliament from the Kuchi constituency. Prior to getting elected to the parliament, he ran a business. He is from the Ahmadzai tribe and is an independent candidate.


Khan Kuchai was accused of having links with Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and there were credible documents and evidence with NDS against him. A number of Afghan Facebook users also posted some suspicious photos of Khan Kuchai. One photo shows Khan Kuchai stands with a Pakistani police officer in his office. Another photo shows him in a guns selling shop.

He received 2,853 votes in 2018 Wolesi Jirga election and got a seat in WJ 2018. The IEC invalidated Kuchi candidate Rasoul Khan’s votes in three polling stations and fined him 40,000 afghanis.

Last Modified 2019-08-25
Established 2019-01-16