Afghan Biographies

Noyan, Mohammad Abbas Engineer

Name Noyan, Mohammad Abbas Engineer
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth 1949
Function/Grade Ex MP MNA
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:

Secretary of the Afghan Mission for UNESCO (1988-1990)
Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Chairman of the Foundation of Culture (2003)
Member of Wolesi Jirga (2005)

3. Biodata:
Abbas_EngineerEngineer Mohammad Ghulam Noyan Abbas was born 1961 in Parwan Province. Abbas is a Hazara-Shia and is associated with Wahdat Party. He is a business man who owns his own transport company.

Noyan Abbas was a member of the Committee on Communications, transportation, urban, housing and municipalities of Wolesi Jirga 2005.

The controversial Shia mariage Law: He voted for the law, but he was against a certain article. But unfortunately he said, it was not a passed through the regular way that - like any other laws - to be read and explained article by article. Noyan's confusion highlighted the problem since word of the family code leaked out. There were several drafts and conflicting accounts of what the law actually says. Mounting public pressure both here and abroad led Karzai to order the measure shelved until it could be reviewed and revised if necessary.

One of the members of the Board of Trustees of Marefat High School (MHS) is MP Engineer Abbas Noyan, who has been one of the main community supporters of that School which started operation in 2002.It is a community-supported, grassroots, education center based in Dashti Barchi, District 13th, in the densely populated western part of Kabul with a population of more than one million people.

In the summer of 2010, one Arash Abbas was arrested in Montgomery County, Maryland for alleged involvement in human trafficking and prostitution. According to the Afghan women's group RAWA, Arash is Noyan's son.

"Ashraf Ghani-Ahmadzai's policy is neither logical nor in the framework of an economic school and his policies are not in favor of Afghanistan," Mahmood Karzai explained.

Noyan reacted against the Mahmood Karzai's claims. "Mahmood is a shopkeeper, so what does he know about economy; Dr. Ghani has good knowledge about the economy." Abbas Noyan, member of Dr. Ghani-Ahmadzai's Presidential Election 2014  team, said. "And if Mahmood Karzai has documentation about the robbery committed by the Minister of Finance, he can send it to his brother."(20140609)


We want immediate reforms to be brought and the government should be prepared to hold the election in its set time, between summer and autumn this year," said Abas Noyan, a member of Right and Justice Party. (20160410)

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