Khodair al-Khozaei

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Khodair al-Khozaei
Minister of Education[1]
In office
2006–2010
President Jalal Talabani
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki
Vice President of Iraq
In office
13 May 2011 – 9 September 2014
President Jalal Talabani
Fuad Masum
Preceded by Adil Abdul Mahdi
Succeeded by Ayad Allawi
Nouri al-Maliki
Osama al-Nujaifi
Personal details
Born (1948-06-20) 20 June 1948 (age 68)[1]
Maysan, Iraq[1]
Nationality Iraqi Canadian
Political party Islamic Dawa Party – Iraq Organisation[1]
State of Law Coalition[1]
Children 5
Alma mater Usul al-Din College[1]
University of Tehran[1]
Aligarh Muslim University[1]
Occupation Mufassir
Politician
Religion Shia Islam
Website www.vpo.iq

Dr. Khodair al-Khozaei (also transliterated as Khudayir al-Khuza'i) served as Vice President of Iraq between 2011 and 2014. He is a member of the Islamic Dawa Party - Iraq Organisation party.

He was appointed by Prime Minister Maliki in May 2006.

He was born in 1947 in Maysan and obtained Doctorates in the Philosophy of Islamic thought and Quranic Studies. He worked in universities and has written books on Quranic interpretation.[2]

He was elected to the Iraqi National Assembly in January 2005 and December 2005 as part of the United Iraqi Alliance list.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Adil Abdul Mahdi
Vice President of Iraq
2011–2014
Succeeded by
Ayad Allawi
Nouri al-Maliki
Osama al-Nujaifi