Jamaluddin Badr

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Jamaludin Badr
Afghan governors in 2009.jpg
Governor of Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Incumbent
Assumed office
27 January 2009
Preceded by Hazrat Din Noor
Personal details
Religion Muslim
From left to right: Jamaluddin Badr (Fired), Nuristan governor, Fazlullah Wahidi, Kunar governor, Gul Agha Sherzai, Nangarhar governor, and Lutfullah Mashal, Langhman governor, listen to speakers during a regional jirga in the city of Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

Jamaludin Badr is the former Governor of Nuristan Province, Afghanistan. He is the successor of Eng. Hazrat Din Noor, who died in a car accident only a few months after he was installed.[1]

According to American officials[who?], relations between the coalition and Jamaluddin Badar broke down over allegations of corruption and months of unpaid police salaries. "We withdraw investment in places we cannot go," said US Navy Commander Russell McCormack. "In one month, we canceled 3.5 million dollars in schools because we could not go to the sites to verify what was happening to the money." [2]

In May 2010 Governor Badr faced accusations of corruption and was prosecuted.[3] The case was referred to the Attorney General and Badr was sentenced to prison for two months.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Afghan provincial governor dies in car crash. Afp.google.com (2008-09-05). Retrieved on 2012-02-21.
  2. ^ Afghan Bios. Afghan-bios.info. Retrieved on 2012-02-21.
  3. ^ Nato/Isaf Unclassified Rel Afg/Ngos/Unama Weekly Environmental Overview. (PDF) . Retrieved on 2012-02-21.
  4. ^ http://www.pajhwok.com/en/2012/09/26/governor-among-3-ex-nuristan-officials-jailed
Preceded by
Hazrat Din Noor
Governor of Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
2009 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent