2. Previous Functions:
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Khost
Provincial High Peace Council head Khost (20141228)
Mawlawi Hanif Shah Al-Hussaini was born 1953 in Khost Province. It is not confirmed that he is of Pashtun ethnic background. He is associated with Hezb-e Islami and possibly with the Qanooni faction. He was a Member of the Justice committee in Wolesi Jirga 2005.
Provincial High Peace Council head Hanif Shah Hussaini said mujahideen had rendered countless sacrifices after the Russian invaded Afghanistan and forced them to flee Afghanistan, but the day had been accorded no value. Hussaini on delayed Ghani Cabinett presentation called on former jihadis to join hands and shun their past differences for their own rights and resolving the country’s problems. (20141228)