Afghan Biographies

Haress, Nisar Ahmad

Name Haress, Nisar Ahmad
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth 1952
Function/Grade Ex Meshrano Jirga Member
History and Biodata

Nisar Ahmad Haris
Phone: 0796500200 and 0700224845

2. Previous Functions:
Reporter Voice of America
Meshrano Jirga Member 2011 MP MNA Kabul appointed

3. Biodata:
harres_nisarNisar Ahmad Harres Nesar Ahmad Harris is the son of Mohammad and was born 1952 in Kabul. He went to Habibia High School. He has an BA in Literature (Kabul University). Haris is a member of the International Affairs Committee.

He is representing the Justice and Reform Parliamentary Group in Meshrano Jirga,(20120803)

A second parliamentary group was formally announced on the Meshrano Jirga or Senate premises named as “National Solidarity” bloc. Senator Nisar Ahmad Haris from Kabul, the spokesman of the group, told the upper house general session that the group included 40 lawmakers.

He said the bloc was created to make efforts at ensuring justice, preserving national unity and promoting peace and intensifying the anti-corruption fight and strengthening relations between the house and the government.

“It is difficult for one or two persons to work for the country’s interests alone, so we created this group for the protection of national interests,” Haris said, adding other objectives of the grouping was to defend people’s rights and cooperate with the house administrative board.

He said Senator Mohammad Alam Ezidyar from central Panjsher province had been elected as the group chairman, Amina Afzalli from western Herat province as deputy chairperson, Taib Ata from eastern Kunar province as second deputy chairman, Anar Kali Hunaryar from southeastern Khost as secretary.(20160404)


Dr. Ghairat Baheer, Dr. Bakhtar Aminzai and Amanullah Azimi were introduced to the upper house by President Ashraf Ghani. Azimi, Baheer and Aminzai replaced Abdul Baqi Baryal, Nisar Haris and Farida Kochi respectively.(20180916)


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