Afghan Biographies

Kash Rod District Nimruz Province


Name Kash Rod District Nimruz Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade District Chief District Police Chief
History and Biodata

Khash District Kashrud Kashrod District Kashrud District Nimroz Province chief:
Mohammad Hashim Noorzai (20091029) Hashem Hasham·Noorzai Mohammad Hasham Nawrozi· Mohammad Hashim Noorzai (20100322, 201200807, 20130603, 20140313), is a Kuchi (Nomad) and stood for 2005 Wolesi Jirga Elections, but he could not win a seat. Since 2005 he is the Kashrod District Chief. Mohammad Hashim Noorzai, was returning from Zaranj, when came under attack on the Zaranj-Dilaram road in the Khosyas area of the district. Noorzai and one of his guards were slightly injured in the gun attack.(20130629)

District Police Chief:
Col Bismillah (20080523)
Col Eid Mohammad (20160605)

Background:
Khash Rod District is a district of Nimruz Province in Afghanistan. It has a population of about 35,381 as of 2004, which is 55% ethnic Pashtun, 20% Baloch, 15% Brahui, and 10% Tajik. Khash Rod is seen as a resting area and a passageway for militants moving through into neighbouring Helmand province.

Hundreds of Punjabi fighters have built strongholds in Khashrod district in Nimroz province and it is said they are helping drug smugglers and land grabbers in the southwestern parts of the country. Pakistani military is helping the fighters in Nimroz, but Pakistan's embassy in Kabul rejects the involvement of its military in this aspect and says that the Punjabi fighters are members of Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP). There is a lack of Afghan forces, equipment and other military facilities.(20161024)

 

Last Modified 2016-10-24
Established 2009-10-28