|History and Biodata
Haji Abdul Wahid Karezwal Senator, Helmand Province Phone: 0799 271 363 and 070 780 404
2. Previous Functions:
Meshrano Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Helmand
Haji Abdul Wahid Karezwal, son of Haji Abdul Majid, was born in 1968 in the village of Karez in Lashkar Gah, Helmand. He completed the 12th grade in Lashkar Gah. He joined the anti-Soviet resistance and led a mujahideen faction. After the mujahideen victory, he abandoned his weapons and became a farmer. From 1998 to 2005, he served in the Buost Enterprise of Helmand province. He is currently a grade eight employee. In addition to living in Pakistan as a refugee, he also traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2004 to undertake the Haj pilgrimage. He speaks Dari and Pashto. Karezwal was introduced in May 2006 as a temporary senator following the death of Sen. Haji Ataullah.
He is married and has seven children.