Afghan Biographies

Asim, Mohammad


Name Asim, Mohammad
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1958
Function/Grade Provincial Governor Parwan Parvan
History and Biodata

1. Former Governors of Parwan Parvan:
Abdul Jabar Taqwa (2005 - 2009),
Lt Gen Abdul Basir Salangi (20090506 -20150608)
Mohammad Asim Asim (20150609, 20170710)

Governor's spokesman:
Roshna Khalid (20111128)

Provincial Education Department Head:
Zalmai Shahid Zalmai Shahi Zalamai Shahed (20111221, 20130304, 20150429)
Atta Mohammad Matin (2017) was killed in a magnetic IED explosion (20171114)

Provincial Health Department Head:
Muhammad Qasim Sayedi (20110106)
Abdul Khalil Farhangi  (20110916)
Dr. Mohammad Qaseem Saeedi (20130831)
Dr. Khalil Musdeq acting head of public health department (20170624)

Provincial Women’s affairs department Parwan Parvan Head:
Shah Jahan Yazdan Parast Shajan Shahjan Yazdanparast (2007, 20110929, 20121230) 

Head of Traffic Police in Parwan province:
Mehrabuddin Parwani (20110918, 20150720)
Parwan Traffic Director:
Mohammad Younis Pardesi (20170415)

Rural Rehabilitation and Development Director:
Pacha Gul (20111005)

Head of water supply department:
Mohammad Qasim Parwani (20120423)
Parwan Counternarcotics Director
Sher Aqa Talash (20140105)
Head of counter-disaster office:
Mohammad Amin Haidari(20170206)
Director in Information and Culture department of Parwan:
Sayed Sabour Mehdi (20170605)


2. Previous Functions:
Deputy Minister of Telecommunication
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Baghlan,
Head of Nezarat-e-Milli – National Monitoring Group (2006),
Chairman of the Martyrs’ and Disabled Commission (2010218),
Provincial Governor Parwan (20150609, 20170710)

3. Biodata:
Eng. Muhammad Asem Asim Asim was born 1958 in Khinjan District Baghlan Province. He completed his higher education in political science at Theran University. He served as a Deputy Minister of Tecommunication. Eng Muhammad Asem was an MP who is close to both Abdullah and Qanuni. He participated in the Emergency Loya Jirga in 2002 and was a member of parliament from 2005 to 2010. During the 2014 presidential campaign, he worked with Dr Abdullah and is described as a close aid . He was a key member of his unity government negotiations team. (20150217)
Asim is married and has five daughters and six sons.

Background:
The Nezarat-e-Milli – National Monitoring Group The second parliamentary group established was the Nezarat-e-Milli (National Monitoring Group), led by Mohammad Asim, an engineer and former member of Hezb-e-Islami, currently member of the newly established United National Front and MP from Baghlan. The Spokesman of this group is Mohammad Alim Sayee, MP from Takhar province. Twenty-one MPs are members of this group. (2006)

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