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Shahzada Shahid

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Shahzada Shahid

Shahzada Shahid
Nationality Afghanistan
Occupation legislator
Mawlawi Shahzada Shahid was elected to represent Kunar Province in Afghanistan's Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of its National Legislature, in 2005.[1]

A report on Kunar prepared at the Navy Postgraduate School stated that he was a religious scholar who studied in Pakistan.[1] It stated that he was "associated with Sayyaf [sic] or Hezbi Islami (unclear) [sic]". It stated he sat on the counter-narcotics committee. It stated that, although he had never visited the USA, he had four brothers living in the USA.

Shahzada joined a new group of legislators in 2010, who called themselves the "Reformists".[2] The other members of the group include: Sayeed Hussein Alimi Balkhi, Jafar Mehdawi, Daud Kalakani, Noor Akbari, Nasima Neazi, Kamal Naser Osoli, Mohammad Abdu.

According to Pahjwok Afghan News Shahzada was re-elected to the Wolesi Jirga in 2010.[3]

In September 2010 Hamid Karzai appointed Shahzada to the Afghanistan High Peace Council.[4]

In February 2012 Afghan President Hamid Karzai appointed Shahzada to lead a delegation to investigate the deaths of civilians in Konar and Kapisa provinces, by NATO forces.[5]


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