Afghan Biographies

Want Waigal District Nuristan Province Nooristan

Name Want Waigal District Nuristan Province Nooristan
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade District Chief District Police Chief
History and Biodata

Waygal District Chief:
Mawlawi Zia-ul-Rahman (2008, 20110327)
Maulvi Rahmatullah Rahmat Rahmatullah Rahmati Rehmatullah Rehmat (20130225, 20140219, 20150627, 20170726)

District Police Chief:
Akhtar Mohammad,(20110328)

Deputy District Police Chief:
Mohammad Faiz deputy police chief of Waigal district of Nooristan province was killed when a bomb exploded in his home. (20130511)


Taliban attacked the headquarters of remote Want Waygal District Waigal District close to the Pakistani border at 5am and captured the district after police put up little resistance (20110329) Waigal district has been in control of the Taliban over the past two years.(210130521)

The governor of Nurestan, Tamim Nurestani said that Afghan National Army forces conducted an operation in Want Waigal on the night from 20 to 21 September 2011 and recaptured the centre of the district, which was several month under Taliban control.

Taliban claimed attacking the Want Waigal district of eastern Nuristan province on 20110923, two days after it was recaptured by Afghan forces.

Last Modified 2017-07-26
Established 2011-09-23