Afghan Biographies

Nazar, Abdul Hakim Monib Mohammad

Name Nazar, Abdul Hakim Monib Mohammad
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex-Taliban Deputy Frontier Affairs Minister
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Taliban Deputy Frontier Affairs Minister

3. Biodata:
Abdul Hakim Monib Mohammad Nazar has a most interesting background: After fleeing Afghanistan 2001 held a press conference in Pakistan along with former Taliban provincial ministers at which they announced the formation of the Jamiat Khuddamul Koran. This group, with the backing of the ISI, condemned Taliban leader Mullah Omar for providing sanctuary to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan. Within a few months, Jamiat Khuddamul Koran disappeared off the scene and Abdul Hakim turned up in Kabul, the Afghan capital, where he became loyal to President Hamid Karzai. Most of the other members of the group joined the Taliban in the fight against foreign troops in Afghanistan. He is no longer be subject to international travel bans and a freeze on his assets (201001). As a member of the Taliban government he was blacklisted in 2001.

Last Modified 2011-04-29
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