Delbar Jan Arman

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Delbar Jan Arman Shinwari
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Governor of Badghis, Afghanistan
In office
30 March 2009 – 19 September 2012
Preceded by Mohammad Ashraf Naseri
Succeeded by Mohammad Tahir Sabari
Governor of Zabul, Afghanistan.
In office
6 March 2005 – 30 March 2009
Preceded by Khial Mohammad
Succeeded by Mohammad Ashraf Naseri
Personal details
Born Jaji Maidan, Khost, Afghanistan
Religion Muslim

Delbar Jan Arman, also Dilbar Jan Arman Shinwari (Pashto: دلبر جان ارمان شینواری‎) is a politician from Jaji Maidan district of Khost, Afghanistan.[1] He is the ex-governor of Badghis Province.

Delbar Jan Arman has a military and academic background. In the 1970s, he studied for six years at the American Technical College, Kabul. He was also trained in the Afghan Army.

From 2005 till 2009 he was the governor of Zabul Province, Afghanistan. He was an anti-Soviet insurgent who fled to Pakistan during the Taliban's rule of Afghanistan. He was appointed governor of Zabul on 3 March 2005 by President Hamid Karzai. Delbar Jan Arman is known for his intimate involvement with the U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team based in Qalat and their combined efforts to quickly deploy development projects across the province.[2][3] In May 2009 he switched positions with Mohammad Ashraf Naseri. Delbar Jan Arman became governor of Badghis Province, Mohammad Ashraf Naseri took overt the Government of Zabul Province.


Preceded by
Mohammad Ashraf Naseri
Governor of Badghis, Afghanistan
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Khial Mohammad
Governor of Zabul Province, Afghanistan
Succeeded by
Mohammad Ashraf Naseri