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Ahmad Bashir Samim (36)
Personal info:Son of Hajji Khuda Bakhsh, he was born in Darayem district of Badakhshan province. He lives in Kabul now. He has a degree in medicine, is married and has three sons and one daughter.
Politics: Not a member of any political party, he is a senator and member of the Economic and Financial Commission. He worked in the election office, was head of the Darayem District Development Commission and supervisor of the medical section of the Mirlen Kif organisation.