Afghan Biographies

Alizai, Azizullah Haji

Name Alizai, Azizullah Haji
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1950
Function/Grade Drugbaron
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Haji Azizullah Alizai was born 1950 in Gereshk District, Helmund Province, Afghanistan. He is listed on U.S. The Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (the "Kingpin Act") targets, on a worldwide basis, significant foreign narcotics traffickers, their organizations, and operatives. President Karzai's recently killed brother Ahmad Wali Khan (AWK) lived in house in Kandahar which belongs to Haji Zizullah Alizai. AWK's  close association with Haji Azizullah, a heroin kingpin, has never been properly explained.

Elements of the New Ansari network have laundered money for Haji Azizullah Alizai and the Haji Juma Khan Organization, both identified as Significant Foreign Narcotics Traffickers in June 2007 and May 2009, respectively. Haji Azizullah Alizai is a major heroin trafficker and supplier in Southwest Asia and the Middle East. The Haji Juma Khan Organization is an international opium, morphine, and heroin trafficking organization based in the border regions of Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan.(20110218).

The individuals designated today include several who play key roles in the New Ansari Money Exchange, including Haji Abdullah Barakzai Ansari, the founder of the New Ansari Money Exchange; Haji Mohammad Khan, the manager of the New Ansari Money Exchange; Haji Mohammad Jan, the day-to-day manager of the New Ansari network; Haji Noorullah, a stakeholder and director of the New Ansari Money Exchange; Haji Mohammad Noor, the manager of the New Ansari Money Exchange subsidiaries in Dubai; and Haji Mohammad Rafi Azimi. Key cash couriers Eissa Jan Haji Abdul Qayoum and Rahmatullah Mohammad Afzal were also designated today. Between December 2009 and January 2010, Rahmatullah Mohammad Afzal transferred $94 million from Afghanistan to Dubai for the New Ansari Money Exchange.

More Details about Haji Azizullah Alizai:
ALIZAI, Haji Azizullah (a.k.a. AZIZULLAH, Haji), Musa Qala District, Helmund
Province, Afghanistan; Musa Qaleh District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan; Yatim
Chah, Afghanistan; Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan; Kabul,
Afghanistan; DOB 1950; alt. DOB 1952; POB Gereshk District, Helmund Province,
Afghanistan; alt. POB Kabul City, Afghanistan; citizen Afghanistan; Electoral
Registry No. 07385114 (Afghanistan) (individual)

Last Modified 2011-07-30
Established 2011-07-30