List of governors of Nimruz

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This is a list of governors of Nimruz. Nimruz is one of the 34 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]
Abdul Ghani Baradar 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 Khashrowd, called 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 2010-201?
  • Appointed August 2010.
Amir Muhammad Akhundzada 201?-
Mohammad Samiullah 2015- Appointed Governor May 2015

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