Afghan Biographies

Azad , Dr. Ghulam Dastigir, Dastager,

Name Azad , Dr. Ghulam Dastigir, Dastager,
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Independent Election Commission (IEC).
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions of Dr. Ghulam Gholam Dastagir Dastanger Azad:
Nimruz Provincial Chief of Health, worked as a Doctor in refugee camps in Iran during Taliban time,
Governor Nimruz Province (20050203 - 20100824),
Independent Election Commission (IEC).(20111227)

3. Biodata:
azad_ghulam_dastagirAzad is a Pashtun from Chahar Borak, Nimroz Province. He is a medical Doktor and received his degree from Kabul University in the early 70s. In 2008, Azad survived a suicide attack that killed four of his bodyguards. Unconfirmed reports state that since this attack, the Governor for transport used anonymous cars and with civilian-dressed bodyguards. President Karzai has appointed the former minister of Border and Tribal Affairs, Abdul Karim Brahawi, as governor of Nimroz province and relieved Dr. Dastagir Azad from his Governor job. (20100824)

President Karzai appointed Mohamad Hussain Gurziwani, Momina Yari, Sayed Mohammad Hashem Folad, Dr Ghulam Dastagir Azad and Reeda Azimi as the new members of the Independent Election Commission (IEC).(20111227)

Last Modified 2011-12-27
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