Kofi, Maryam Mariam Kufi Mrs
|Name||Kofi, Maryam Mariam Kufi Mrs|
|Date of birth||1970|
|Function/Grade||Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Takhar|
|History and Biodata||
2. Previous Functions:
Kufi has over 17 years’ experience working in private business and for with nongovernmental organization. She was the director of the Darwaz Reconstruction and Service Association from 2003 to 2011. She joined Save the Children Sweden in 2004, the Canadian Embassy in Kabul in 2005, and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – where she served as a supervisor – from 2007-2010. She currently heads an import/export business, and until recently she was the director of the Kofi Brothers Construction Company. Since coming to parliament, her son has taken on this role.
Maryam Kofi is the sister of Fawzia Kofi who was reelected as an MP MNA Badakshan in 2010.
Commission (2012): Women’s Affairs, Civil Society and Human Rights.
Maryam Koofi was injured following a verbal clash with a member of the Afghan national security forces who is said to be an NDS officer.. The incident took place around 10 pm local time near the residential house of Maryam Koofi. According to the reports, the lawmaker was shot multiple times by the assailant police officer engaged in an argument with the female member of parliament opened fire and wounded the lawmaker in the leg and was immediately taken to emergency hospital. The assailant officer was arrested and is in custody for further investigation. Kofi survived a shooting attack on her car in 2010. (20140416)
She is married and has five sons and three daughters.
Koofi speaks Dari, English, Pashto and Uzbek.