Afganistan Parliament

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Female Heads of the Afghanistan Parliament (Last updated 2013)

Also see Republic of Afganistan

2002 Vice-President of the Emergency Loya Jirga Commission Prof. Mahbooba Hoqugmal
She is professor of Law and Political Science in the University of Kabul and an Ethnic Tajik. And she was member of the special independent commission for the convening of the emergency Loya Jirga were named. There were 17 men and three women. She was appointed Junior Minister in 2002.

2003 Deputy Chairperson of the Loya Jirga Safia Sediqi

2005-10 Second Deputy Chairperson of the Wolesi Jirga Fawzia Kofi
Three women were among the seven candidates for the post of Chairperson of the
House of the People. Presidential Candidate in 2014.


Last update 31.05.13