Afghan Biographies

Murad, Ali Murad Lt Gen

Name Murad, Ali Murad Lt Gen
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth
Function/Grade Deputy chief of staff of the Afghan National Army (ANA)
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Deputy Commander of 203th Corps (2006)
Commander 209th Corps  (20071130- 20100710)
Commander of Afghan Ground Forces (20101000, 20150119)
Deputy chief of staff of the Afghan National Army (ANA) (201502029, 20161004)

3. Biodata:
murad_aliMaj. Gen. Murad Ali Murad former Commander 209th Corps was promoted Oct.2, 2010 to Lt Gen. He was critical to the military activities of the German Bundeswehr in Northern Afghanistan saying the Germans avoid combat with armed opposition forces. Since October 2010 he is the Commander of Afghan  Ground Forces Command (ANAGFC).

The commander of Afghan National Army Ground Forces Gen. Murad Ali Murad has rejected the plan by first vice president Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum to fight the Taliban insurgents. The first vice president had earlier proposed to establish 20,000 militia forces for the repression of the Taliban fighters.(20150119)

Lieutenant General Murad Ali has been appointed as deputy chief of staff of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said. (20150202)


He speaks Dari


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