Ministry of Interior ( Pashto: ) is headquartered in د افغانستان د کورنیو چارو وزارت Kabul, Afghanistan, and is responsible for law enforcement in Afghanistan. It maintains the Afghan National Police, Afghan Special Narcotics Force, Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan, and the Afghan Public Protection Force. [1 ] [2 ]
List of ministers [ edit ]
The Minister is also the Cabinet member responsible for the administration of Afghanistan's Provinces.
Areas of responsibility [ edit ]
During the Taliban's administration [ edit ]
Mohammad Khaksar a former Taliban deputy Minister of the Interior is notable because he is reported to have been spying on the Taliban. Khaksar was assassinated on January 14, 2006 by Taliban gunmen. [8 ]
Abdul Samad Khaksar is another former Taliban Interior Minister who has renounced the Taliban. [9 ]
Joint Task Force Guantanamo counter-terrorism analysts described Khirullah Khairkhwa as a former Taliban Minister of the Interior. [10 ] [11 ] However, during his second annual [12 ] Administrative Review Board hearing Khirullah Khairkhwa disputed this allegation.
References [ edit ]
^ "Afghanistan: Top Security Official Resigns Amid Controversy". Radio Free Europe. September 28, 2005 . Retrieved 2007-02-27.
^ : Official Site of the Afghan Public Protection Force.
^ Scott Baldauf, Owais Tohid (May 8, 2003). "Taliban appears to be regrouped and well-funded: A new hierarchy of leaders has emerged across parts of Afghanistan.". Christian Science Monitor . Retrieved 2007-02-27.
^ "Background paper on Refugees and Asylum Seekers from Afghanistan" (PDF). United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. April 2001. Archived from the original on November 21, 2006 . Retrieved February 27, 2007.
^ "Qanooni talks tough against Pak". The Tribune (India). December 7, 2001 . Retrieved 2007-02-27.
^ Mudassir Ali Shah (September 30, 2005). "Karzai, Musharraf vow joint anti-terror drive". (Pakistan) Daily Times . Retrieved 2007-02-27.
^ Afghan President, Pressured, Reshuffles Cabinet by John F. Burns, , October 11, 2008 New York Times
^ "Afghan president condemns assassination of former interior minister". . January 16, 2006 People's Daily . Retrieved 2007-02-27.
^ Scott Baldauf (October 15, 2004). "Peaceful vote diminishes Taliban: The Afghan rebels had threatened violence to disrupt Saturday's elections, but failed to deliver.". Christian Science Monitor . Retrieved 2007-02-27.
^ OARDEC (October 7, 2005). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Khairkhwa, Khirullah Said Wali" (PDF). United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 38–41 . Retrieved 2007-10-07.
^ OARDEC (June 16, 2006). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Khairkhwa, Khirullah Said Wali". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 83–85 . Retrieved 2007-10-07.
^ OARDEC (June 2006). "Summary of Administrative Review Board Proceedings for ISN 579". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 34–44 . Retrieved 2007-10-07.
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