Mr. Mustafa Hijri is the current leader of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI). Mr. Hijri was born in 1945 in Nagahadeh. He graduated from the Teachers’ College of Agriculture in Urmiye in 1963 and took up a post as a secondary school teacher in the city of Saghez. In 1970, he started studying Persian literature at Tehran University, where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree. On returning to his hometown, he started teaching at a secondary schools and a college.