Wolesi Jirga Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi:
Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi was born in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province in 1962. After completing high school education in1979, he was admitted to the Languages & Literature Faculty of Kabul University. But he joined the jihad when the former Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. Following mujahidin’s victory, he was appointed as Sher Khan Dry Port director in 1993. Subsequently, he was appointed as commander of 3rd southern border police zone.
After the collapse of the Taliban regime, he worked as commander of border police in 2002 before being elected as Emergency Loya Jirga member the same year. Ibrahimi was elected as Wolesi Jirga (lower house) member from Kunduz in 2005. He won a parliamentary seat for the second time in 2010 when was elected as speaker of the Wolesi Jirga. Currently, he is pursuing his BA in the Arabic Department of the Literature Faculty at the Kabul University.