Afghan Biographies

Kalimzai, Wahidullah Haji

Name Kalimzai, Wahidullah Haji
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1968
Function/Grade Provincial Governor Ghazni
History and Biodata

1. Former Governors:
Taj Mohammad aka: Qari Baba Haji Assadullah, Asadullah Khalid (2002)
General Haji Sher (Shir) Alam Ibrahimi (20050629-2006),
Mirabudin Patan (Pathan, Pattan, lived 25 J. in USA) (20060919)
Faizanullah Faizan (20070919)
Sharif Khosti (20080303)
Dr. Muhammad Usman, aka Eng. Osman Osmani (20080531 - 20100300)
Musa Khan Akbarzada Ahmadzai (20100513 -20150902)
Aminullah Hamimi (20150903)
Abdul Karim Matin (20160731-20180216)

Haji Wahidullah Kalimzai (20180601

Deputy Governors Ghazni:
Muhammad Kazim Allahyar Alayar Muhammad Kazimullah Yaar , also a member of the National Disaster Management Authority (20091205). A suicide bomber on a motorcycle has killed the deputy governor of Afghanistan's Ghazni province, Mohammad Kazim Allahyar, his son and two bodyguards who were in the same car (20100928).
Mohammad Ali Ahmadi (20120706, 20130105, 20140903, 20150803) was on his way from Ghazni province to capital Kabul when he was abducted by militants.(20140903)
Muhammad Aref Nuri (201711)
Assistant Deputy / Social Deputy:
Mrs. Hosny Andar (20201206)

Governor's spokesman:
Saifullah Maftoon (20120102)
Fazl Mohammad Sabawoon (20120902)
Shafeeq Nang Shafiq Nang Shafiqullah Nang (20140320, 20140825)
Jawed Salangi, a spokesman for the Ghazni governor (20160509)
Mohammad Arif Noori (20171207, 20181118, 20191210)
Wahidullah Jumazada (20200518)

Director of Women’s Affairs
Shukria Wali (20121017)

Provincial Department of Public Health Director:
Dr. Zia Gul Asfandi Zia Gul Asphandi  (20101028, 20150104)
Baz Mohammad Hemat, head of the provincial public health department (20201129)

Provincial Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Director:
Sultan Hussain Abbasyar Sultan Hussein Yar (20110923, 20140312)

Provincial Department of Education Director:
Hosni Mubarak Azizi Husni Mubarak Azizi (20101216, 20110823)
Ihsanullah Nashir Ehsanullah Nasher (20120228, 20130616)
Mohammad Abid Abid Waisi (20131115, 20150729)
Deputy Director:
Zahooruddin (20130616)
Provincial Department of Public Works Director:
Mohammad Qurban (20110418)

Provincial Department  Director of Rural Development:
Sayed Baqir Sherzad (20110526)

Provincial Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Director:
Gholam Sanayee Mayel was recognized accused of bribery, embezzlement and other corruption and the attorney office had ordered his arrest,” head of attorney office, Sahar Gol said, adding that police couldn’t find Mayel at his office and house. He was in office 10 years. (20120329)
Sultan Hussain Abbasyar (20110923)

Provincial Department of Refugee Director :
Rayes Abdul Bari Rahimi (20110814)
Khaliqdad Ahmadi (20171207)

Natural Disaster Management Authority Chief:
Hafeezullah Gulistani Hafizullah Gulistani (20110923, 20130806)

Provincial Department of Information and Culture Director:
Hamidullah Sarwari (20110824, 20120706)

Water and Energy Director:
Eng. Jan Mohammad (20120102)
Provincial director of Hajj and Islamic Affairs:
Fazl Ahmad Qazizada
Qazi Fazal Ahmad (20130811, 20140903) Qazir Fazl Ahmad was executed by militants in central Maidan Wardak province.(20140906)
Provincial Traffic Department Director:
Mohammadullah Ahmad Abullah Ahmadi (20121215, 20130214)
Director Disabled and Martyrs Department:

Nasratullah Siasee Nasrullah Syasi was killed with a silenced pistol in limits of the 2nd police district of Ghazni City (20191210)

Of 19 districts in Ghazni Province, only seven Districts 1.Jaghori, 2.Jaghato, 3.Waghaz, 4.Andar, 5.Nahor, 6.Qarabagh and 7. Ab-Band have their District chiefs present at district centers, while Ajiristan, Malistan, Gilan, Nawa, Muqur, Giro, Bahram Shahid, Wali Mohammad Shahid, Rashidan, Khwaja Omari, Zana Khan and Deh Yak districts have no chiefs so far.They have their offices in Ghazni City. (20160526)

Ghazni has been promoted to first Grade Province (20180925)

2. Previous Functions:

Commander of National Islamic Front Faction of Afghanistan (Islami Mahaz Gond) (1988-1992)
One year Training and Education officer (S5) in the HQ of the Ministry of interior MOI
Training and Education officer for one year  in the Transport brigade of MOI
Intelligence (S2) officer in Paghman District, Kabul Province. (2004-2007)
Project Manager Unique Builders Construction  company
Vice President Unique Builders construction company (2009-2013)
Wolesi Jirga Candidate 2010 MP MNA Maidan Wardak Vardak
Provincial Governor Kunar (20150519, 20170317-20180601)

3. Biodata
Alhaj Wahidullah Kalemzai Wahidullah Kalimzai is the son of Mupatesh Kalimullah Shanezwal and was born 1968 in Maidan Wardak Province.  Haji Wahidullah Kalimzai  has completed his preliminary education  in his home town,  he has graduated from  Abu Bakar Sadeq high school  in 1987 in Peshawar, he did his bachelor in Political science, he  also studied two years  administration and management programs, beside these he also got various military  training  and workshops, he participated in one of the short training program in the United states America. He Lives in Chak-E Vardak. Two Kalimzai family members -- Obaidullah Kalimzai Wardak from Kabul and Wahidullah Kalimzai Wardak from Maidan Wardak -- have  been declared successful and made it to Wolesi Jirga and to Meshrano Jirga.(20101026). Haji Wahidullah Waheedullah Kalimzai Kalemzai Wardak bagged 2nd most votes in Wolesi Jirga Election 2010 but did not get a seat due to fraud. He is a businessman and owns many business firms. His brother Obaidullah Kalimzai is a member of the Wolesi Jirga and another brother Hasebullah Kalemzai Hasibullah Kalimzai is a member of the Meshrano Jirga. Wahidullah Kalimzai head of Wardak Shura said leaders of Wardak have reached a consensus to only support Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in the Presidential Election. (20140501) It was reported that Wahidullah Kalimzai's people stuffed ballots in favor of Ashraf Ghani.(20110623)
Wahidullah Kalimzai was in the front line of Jihad against the Soviet Union, from 1988 to 1992 he was one of an active and strong commander of National Islamic Front Faction of Afghanistan (Islami Mahaz Gond), he worked in various police station of Kabul City. He worked in Police Station No. 9 as an intelligence officer (S2) in Kabul City for one year and he also worked in the same police station as a company commander for one year.  He worked for one year as a Training and Education officer (S5) in the Head quarter’s Troop of the Ministry of interior, he worked as a Training and Education officer for one year  in the Transport brigade of MOI, from 2004 to 2007  he was conducting his job as an intelligence (S2) officer in Paghman District, Kabul Province.

Beside military services Kalimzai has experience in construction field, for example from 2007  to 2009  he worked as a project Manager in Unique Builders Construction  company, and from 2009 to 2013 he also worked as a vice President of the mentioned construction company.

The last two years he is working he was Head of Wardag province Tribal Shora and provincial Director of the National Islamic Front (Islami Mahaz Gond) of Afghanistan in Wardag Province.


Wahidullah Kalimzai, Wolesi Jirga member Saleh Mohammad, police chief Maj. Col. Juma Gul Himmat, second army brigade commander Brig. Gen. Mirwais Safi, was among several senior provincial officials who escaped unhurt in a Taliban ambush on Sunday, Feb 05, 2017. Their convoy came under attack from Taliban militants about 14km north of Asadabad, the provincial capital  in Peroni locality of the district.(20170205)

Wahidullah Kalimzai speaks Pashto, Dari, Arabic and English



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