Afghan Biographies

Karzai, Jamil

Name Karzai, Jamil
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1976
Function/Grade Ex MP MNA
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Kabul,

3. Biodata:
karzai_jamilMohammad Jamil Karzai was born 1976 and is President Karzai's second grade nephew. Jamil is a brother of Yama Karzai. They belong to the Karzai Clan in Afghanistan.

Jamil Karzai  is the leader of the islamic moderate Youth Solidarity Party of Afghanistan (Hizb-e Hambastagi-ye Melli-ye Jawanan-e Afghanistan). This party controls just one seat in Wolesi Jirga and is a staunch front organisation to support Hamid Karzai.  National Youth Organisation Ghazni Wing, supporters of Jamil Karzai,  held protest demonstration against member of the parliament Ustazi Najib Kabuli. Hundreds of protesters were chanting slogans against Ustazi Najib Kabuli. Earlier, Jamil Karzai called Kabul police chief Amanullah Gozar as a robber and also named ministers of interior and defence as Pharaohs. He also said journalists were liars.

For these remarks MP Najibullah Kabul dubbed Jamil Karzai as spy of InterServices Intelligence (ISI). Supporters termed Jamil Karzai as national figure and a real servant of the nation. The supporters also issued a statement backing Jamil Karzai. Fazal Karim Panwal, head of the National Youth Organisation Ghazni Wing, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Jamil Karzai was right in his criticisms and had described the truth.

Jamil Karzai, who is a nephew of the Afghan president, was allegedly seen at Robert Dawes’ (a Midland Drug Kingpin) offices meeting the suspected kingpin’s right-hand man, Manchester-born Raphael Nasr. “Raphael is our best friend and is kind of family now,” Karzai allegedly told an undercover investigator. “We can do good business there. If we all get together we can have something really good.” Asked about Dawes, Karzai allegedly said: “I’ve spoken with him, yeah, I’ve spoken with him, I think, a couple of times.” Meanwhile, Nasr told the investigator, who was posing as a broker for a client looking at business opportunities in Afghanistan, that he had strong links to Jamil Karzai. (20110515).

Lower House representative Jamil Karzai was a member of national security and border control commission.


Security guards of Jamil Karzai, former member of Afghan parliament, opened fire on a civilian vehicle in Kart-e-Seh area of Kabul city, leaving one dead and two injured.The vehicle was targeted by security guards of Jamil Karzai mistaking it to suspected militants.(20130303)

Hizb-e Hambastagi-ye Melli-ye Jawanan-e Afghanistan (Youth Solidarity Party)
Leader: Mohammad Jamil Karzai Telephone: 0799424290 Postal Address: House No.2 Street 3, Haji Yaqub Square, Kabul, Afghanistan

Last Modified 2013-03-07
Established 2009-10-12