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Aydin Maruf Selim

Minister of State for Minority Affairs

Year of Birth:                                     1970

Marital Status:                                  Married, 4 Children

Place of Residence:                          Erbil

Qualifications and Education:

  • Master’s Degree in International Relations, Ghazi University (Ankara) 2005-2006
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Salahaddin University – Erbil
  • Law Graduate, Erbil Technical Institute

Work Experience and Responsibilities:  

  • Member of the Kurdistan Parliament, 5th term, since 2018.
  • Member of the Kurdistan Parliament, 4th term 2013.
  • Head of the Kurdistan Turkmen Movement office 2011.
  • Member of the Politburo of Iraqi Turkmen Movement 2011.
  • Deputy Representative and Head of Iraqi Turkmen Movement in Syria 2005-2011.
  • Member of the Politburo of Ily Turkmen Party 2000-2005.
  • Member of the Central Decision Making Committee of Ily Turkmen Party 1997.
  • Member of the Turkmen Advisory Council 2000-2003.
  • Political Advisor to the Political and Relation Department of Iraqi Turkmen Movement 1998-2000.


  • Turkmany (native)
  • Kurdish (fluent)
  • Arabic (fluent)