Afghan Biographies

Amiri, Haji Niyaz Mohammad Niaz

Name Amiri, Haji Niyaz Mohammad Niaz
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1961
Function/Grade Ex Governor
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Ghazni
Provincial Governor Logar (20131202-20150519)

3. Biodata:
Amiri NiazHaji Niyaz Mohammad Amiri was born 1961 in Ghazni Province. He bagged 4th most votes in Wolesi Jirga Elections 2005. (Haji Niyaz Mohammd Amiri 13,715 3.7%) He was a candidate in Wolesi Jirga Election 2010 but did not bag a seat. Amiri is a former local commander and the brother of Ghazni/Dih Yak district governor Shah Mohammad and cousin of Ghazni/Qarabagh Haji Fazel. The Amiri Clan owns a large construction company which operates mostly in south and west Afghanistan. Amiri cooperates with Ghazni PRT and security elements. 20090825 he was travelling with two MPs from Ghazni City to Kabul. In Maidan Wardak their vehicles came under attack from Taliban guerrillas. He escaped unhurted.
Lawmakers from Logar province accused Governor Niaz Mohammad Amiri of embezzling 5 million afghanis allocated for assistance to families from Azra district.(201405219)
Amiri has allegedly sold 20,000 litres of fuel, which was stolen from an Afghan National Army (ANA)’s battalion official and recovered by police. (20140717)

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