0044 (0) 7384 781 084 



Azizullah Edris Stanikzai

     I am a native bilingual speaker of Pashto and Dari, living in the UK for over 20 years. I have extensive experience of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting in a variety of settings and for a variety of public services clients including law courts, police, immigration and health sector.

     As a full member of the National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI) I hold a Law-Diploma in Public Service Interpreting for Dari and a Law-Diploma in Public Service Interpreting for Pashto (DPSI) and also an accredited Certificate for Health and Social Care Interpreting.

I provide the following services:

  • Face-to-face interpreting;
  • Phone interpreting;
  • Video conference interpreting (MS Teams, Zoom, Skype);
  • Conference simultaneous interpreting;
  • Translation;
  • Bilingual proofreading;
  • Monolingual proofreading and
  • Transcription.

     I am also available to work with interpreting / translation agencies across the UK under mutually acceptable conditions.

     Phone: 0044 (0) 7384 781 084

     E-Mail: aziz.stanikzai@gmail.com

Pashto and Dari

  • Pashto and Dari are both official languages in Afghanistan;  

  • The writing of Pashto and Dari is based on Arabic script and alphabet: ا ب ت ث ج ح خ د ذ ر ز س ش ص ض ع غ ...  

  • Pashto is the language of the largest ethnic group, Pashtuns, in Afghanistan;  

  • Dari is the language of the second largest ethnic group in Afghanistan, Tajiks, and is used as lingua-franca for all Afghans;  

  • More than 40 languages and over 200 dialects are spoken in Afghanistan;  

  • Pashtuns live predominantly in south, east and central Afghanistan while speakers of Dari (Tajiks, Hazara, Aymaq) live in north, west and central Afghanistan;