Mahdi, Mohiuddin Mehdi Dr.
|Name||Mahdi, Mohiuddin Mehdi Dr.|
|Date of birth||1955|
|Function/Grade||Ex Wolesi Jirga Member|
|History and Biodata||
Dr. Mohiuddin Mahdi
He is a Tajik from Panjshir, is one of Afghanistan’s most well-known intellectuals and is close to Karzai’s main 2009 presidential elections rival, Dr. Abdullah. During the 1970s, he was a sympathizer of a leftwing group called SAFZA which was influenced by Maoism. After the arrest and execution of its leader Bahruddin Bahes in 1979, the group disintegrated. Mehdi gradually became close to and finally joined Jamiat-e Islami. He is affiliated to Dr. Abdullah Abdullah.
Over the last year (2011) Mahdi has been involved with the Reformist’s Forum in Kabul.
Commission (2012): Religious and Cultural Affairs, Education and Higher Education.
Apparently President Karzai wants an extension of his term in office, MP Muhaiudine Mahdi told Mandegar Daily. It’s said that Karzai, through the head of Office of Administrative Affairs that ordered the IEC to postpone the voter registration process, Muhaiudine added.(20130108)
Mehdi speaks Dari, Russian, English and Pashto.