|Biographical detail : ||Journalist and politician.
Latifi was once a correspondent for the Sovietís Pravda and Izvestiya, and later deputy chairman of the Tajik Council of Ministers in 1989.
Latifi was instrumental participant in efforts to implement peace in the strife-ridden Tajikistan. He was exiled in 1992 and returned from Iran in 1997. Latifi had chaired the panel for legal issues under the National Reconciliation Commission.
Otakhon Latifi who was born at Pendjikent, Tajikistan, was assassinated outside his flat in Dushanbe