Dana Ahmed Majid

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Dana Ahmed Majid
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Governor
In office
28 May 2005 – 7 December 2009
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Behroz Kashan
Asayesh
In office
1 October 2003 – 31 April 2005
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Sarkoat Kubba
Personal details
Born 1957 (age 59–60)
Sulaymaniah, Iraq
Political party Movement for Change
Alma mater University of Sulaimani
Profession Geologist
Religion Sunni Islam

Dana Ahmed Majid (born 1957) is an Iraqi Kurdish politician, A former high-ranking member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and now a leading member of the Gorran Movement, he was the Governor of Sulaymaniah [1] and former head of Asayesh security forces of Iraq Kurdistan.,[2] Dana started his career as a Peshmerge & later became the PUK's representative to Tehran[3] and Damascus. The Christian Science Monitor describes Dana as having an enigmatic smile.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Voice of America: "Iraqi Kurds Get Out The Vote" (13 December 2005)
  2. ^ Newark Star Ledger, New Jersey: "Iraqi recruits still a thorn in U.S.'s side" (16 November 2004)
  3. ^ PBS, Elizabeth Farnsworth: "The view from Iran" (March 6, 2003)
  4. ^ christian science monitor, Annia Ciezadlo: "Fragmented leadership of the Iraqi insurgency" (December 21, 2004)