Afghan Biographies

Erfan, Mawlawi Erfanullah

Name Erfan, Mawlawi Erfanullah
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1970
Function/Grade Ex Wolesi Jirga Member 2018 MP MNA Kabul
History and Biodata

Mawlawi Erfanullah Erfan Irfan Irfanullah
Phone: 0772104212 and 0799032716

2. Previous Functions:
University teacher at Kabul Medical University (1995)
Teacher at the Imam Ghizali School in Pakistan (1996-2002)
Teacher at the Farza School in Kabul (2002-2005)
Head of a construction company
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Kabul
Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Kabul
Deputy Secretary Wolesi Jirga (2017)
Wolesi Jirga Member 2018 MP MNA Kabul
Wolesi Jirga Assistant Secretany (20200808)

Arfan_ArfanullahMawlawi Erfanullah Erfan Erfanullah Irfan Irfan Ullah Irfan Arfanullah Arfan Irfanullah Irfan s/o Mollah Sabhanullah was born in 1970 in Farzah district, Kabul province. Erfan finished twelfth class in 1990 at a private Islamic madrasa. He then enrolled at the Dawat Jahad University in Pakistan in 1990 and studied Islamic Fiqh (jurisprudence) and Law, graduating in 1994. Bachelor in islamic education.

Mawlawi Erfanullah Erfan was a member of the parliamentary commission on countering narcotics, intoxicating beverages and moral corruption. He hails from Farza and has no affiliation to a particular party, but is a conservative and member of the Committee on the Fight against Drugs and Moral Corruption. In this capacity he has supported moves to ban public dancing, the consumption of alcohol, and Indian soap operas from being broadcast on private TV networks, which he criticised as “foreign to the Afghan mentality and culture”.

He worked as Islamic studies professor in Kabul medical university and as a teacher at Ghazali School in Pahiwor.

Erfan is a religious conservative and has been outspoken in Wolesi Jirga in supporting bans on public dancing, the consumption of alcohol and Indian soap operas.

Commission (2012): Transport, Telecommunications, Urban and Housing Affairs, Water and Power Supply and Municipal Affairs.

Irfanullah Irfan was elected as deputy secretary of the Wolesi Jirga. (20130310)

Irfan was elected Deputy Secretary in Wolesi Jirga 2019. (20200808)


He is married with three daughters and one son.

Erfan speaks Dari, Pashto, Arabic and  English.

Last Modified 2020-08-16
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