Afghan Biographies

Rahmani, Alhaj Maulawi Abdul Rahman

Name Rahmani, Alhaj Maulawi Abdul Rahman
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1977
Function/Grade Ex Wolesi Jirga Member
History and Biodata

Alhaj Maulawi Abdul Rahman Rahmani
Phone: 0788908050

2. Previous Functions:
Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Balkh

3. Biodata:
Rahman_Abdul_RahmaniAlhaj Maulawi Abdul Rahman Rahmani, son of Ghulam Haidar, was born in 1977 in Mazar-i Sharif. Rahmani completed high school and was awarded his fourteenth class certificate. He studied at an Islamic madrasa in Balkh province and earned his bachelor’s degree in Islamic Education from Peshawar, Pakistan. He then joined a madrasa. Rahmani is the head of the Naqshbandi Sufi order in Balkh province. He served on Balkh’s religious council in 2009.

Rahmani taught at the Asadiya Madrasa in Balkh province, teaching Islamic texts to young people. He was also the manager of a religious television station called Rahe Rawshan. He has hosted programs on national television promoting Islam’s message of peace.

Rahmani ran unsuccessfully in the 2005 parliamentary election for Balkh province, gaining 6,166 votes and coming in fourteenth.

Commission (2012): Complaints and Petitions (previous Chair on National Economy, NGOs, Rural Development, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry commission, 2011)

Rahmani is affiliated with Hezb-e-Jamiat Islami Afghanistan and also with the Provincial Governor of Balkh, Ustad Atta Noor. He heads the Public Relations Committee of the Coalition for the Support of the Rule of Law.24

Rahmani is among the five members of parliament who would run for the first deputy speaker on Saturday, 05. March 2010 after two candidates failed for a third time to win the required number of votes. He and Gul Pacha Majidi from Paktia are the main runners for the slot. The two are busy canvassing MPs.

Three Jamiatis, Amanullah Paiman and Qazi Abdul Rauf from Badakhshan and Mawlawi Abdul Rahman Rahmani from Balkh voted in Wolesi Jirga against BSA and SOFA. (20141124)

Some of President Ashraf Ghana Ahmadzai’s critics in Wolesi Jirga: WJ Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, Ali Akbar Qasimi, Abdul Rahman Rahmani. (20171015)

He is married and has two sons. 

He speaks Dari, and also Arabic, Urdu and English.

Last Modified 2019-05-01
Established 2010-10-25