List of governors of Nimruz

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This is a list of governors of Nimruz. Nimruz is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, in the southwest of the country on the borders of Iran and Pakistan.

name date notes
Din Muhammad Delawar 1965-66
  • First governor of the newly formed Nimruz Province
Abdul Qadir Qazi 1966-68
Mir Aminuddin Ansari 1968-1971
Haji Muhammad Asif 1971-72
Sakhi Ahmad Farhad 1972- ?[1]
Hamidullah Niyazmand 1995
  • Appointed as first Taliban governor of Nimruz
  • Member of the local Brahui ethnic group[2]
Mullah Ghani 1995
  • Removed from power in Mujahideen counter-attack on Zaranj[3]
Sher Malang 1995 - ?
  • Believed Pakistani, Pashto speaker[4]
Mullah Muhammad Rasul  ? - 2001
  • Founded a new capital city for Nimruz Province at Ghurghuri[5]
Abdul Karim Brahui 2001-05
  • Appointed governor after the fall of the Taliban government[6]
Ghulam Dastagir Azad 2005-10
Abdul Karim Brahui 2010-
  • Appointed August 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Governors 1965-1972 taken from: Ludwig W. Adamec Historical and political who's who of Afghanistan. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1975. ISBN 3-201-00921-0, ISBN 978-3-201-00921-8
  2. ^ Robert D. Crews, Amin Tarzi. The Taliban and the crisis of Afghanistan. Harvard University Press, 2008. ISBN 0-674-02690-X, 9780674026902. Pg 185-187
  3. ^ Robert D. Crews, Amin Tarzi. The Taliban and the crisis of Afghanistan. Harvard University Press, 2008. ISBN 0-674-02690-X, 9780674026902. Pg 185-187
  4. ^ Robert D. Crews, Amin Tarzi. The Taliban and the crisis of Afghanistan. Harvard University Press, 2008. ISBN 0-674-02690-X, 9780674026902. Pg 185-187
  5. ^ Robert D. Crews, Amin Tarzi. The Taliban and the crisis of Afghanistan. Harvard University Press, 2008. ISBN 0-674-02690-X, 9780674026902. Pg 185-187
  6. ^ Robert D. Crews, Amin Tarzi. The Taliban and the crisis of Afghanistan. Harvard University Press, 2008. ISBN 0-674-02690-X, 9780674026902. Pg 185-187