Mohibullah Samim

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Mohibullah Samim
Mohibullah Samim of Afghanistan in 2010.jpg
Mohibullah Samim in 2010
Governor of Paktika
Assumed office
15 April 2010
Preceded by Abdul Qayum Katawazi
Succeeded by Abdul Karim Matin
Personal details
Born 1965
Waghaz District, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan

Mohibullah Samim (born 1965) was appointed as the Governor of Paktika on 20 April 2010.[1] He was born in the Waghaz district of southern Ghazni province.

Samin has a bachelor's degree in linguistics and has served as a publisher of a private magazine in Kabul. He previously served as the director of information and culture in Ghazni province, and as a sub-governor in two districts of Ghazni province. He is an ethnic Pashtun. In a message to the Taliban he said: "To the Taliban I say, come to the government and talk. Let's make it better for all of us. I will try to respect everyone. I will try to bring unity to all tribes. I will be working for unity on behalf of all people of Paktika province and my door is open 24 hours a day if you need me."[2]


Preceded by
Mohammad Akram Khpalwak
Governor of Paktika
15 April 2010 – present
Succeeded by