Afghan Biographies

Dostum, Bator Batur

Name Dostum, Bator Batur
Ethnic backgr. Uzbek
Date of birth 1987
Function/Grade Ex Wolesi Jirga Member 2018 MP MNA Jawzjan
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Chairman of the Dostum Charity Foundation, activated in Kabul on 20110915.
Wolesi Jirga Member MP MNA  2018 Jawzjan (20181124)

3. Biodata:
dostum_batorBator Dostum Batur Dostam is the son of Abdur Rashid Dostum. He was born 1987 in Shiberghan, Jowzjan Province. Currently (2011) he is living in Ankara, Turkey, where he studied International Relations at Gazi Universitesi.. Batur Dostum earned a master’s from Gazi University in Turkey.

He is the Chairman· of the Dostum Charity Foundation which is led by Bator Dostum and was was inaugurated through a ceremony attended by a number of elders aiming to cover the destitute people and needy in different parts of the country (20110915). Addressing reporters, chairman of the foundation, Bator Dostum said that his foundation was a social but non-political institution planned to provide aids for the needy as well as establish and support schools and universities inside the country. “My policy was to provide an equal cooperation for my people”, he said when he was asked if wanted to enter political field. He said his foundation was a connecting bridge batur_rashid_dostumbetween broke and wealthy people asking for providing aids for the needy through his foundation. The activities of Dostum Foundation were to support schools and entire educational and craft institutions, his deputy Dr. Enayatullah Faramurz said.

Taliban insurgents ambushed convoy of Batur Dostum, the senior son of First Vice President, Abdur Rashid Dostum. Batur Dostum could escape the ambush and is safe and sound.(20180604)

Bator Dostum is running for a Wolesi Jirga seat 2018 from Jawzjan province.(20181018)

Dostum, son of First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, from Jawzjan secured the most votes with 19,768.(20181124)

Also, Batur was a member of the Afghanistan peace negotiation team who participated in talks with the Taliban in Doha.

Batur Dostum is the head of Central Council of the National Movement Party.(20230619)

Bator Dostum speaks Dari, Uzbek, Turk and English.

Last Modified 2023-06-19
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