Afghan Biographies

Murad, Ali Murad Lt Gen

Name Murad, Ali Murad Lt Gen
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth 1960
Function/Grade Commander of Kabul Garrison and Deputy Interior Minister fo
History and Biodata

1. Former Kabul Garrison Commanders:
Gen Abdul Rahman Rahman Rahimi (20150508)
Gen Gul Nabi Ahmadzai (20160513)
Maj Gen Afzal Aman (20170622, 20171118)
Lt Gen Murad Ali Murad (20180623)

Kabul Garrison Commander position was created based on a decision by the Council of Ministers. The Kabul Police Commander will serve as the Garrison General's deputy. The Kabul Garrison Commander will have the authority to coordinate operations between the Afghan army, police and intelligence service.

1. Former Provincial Police Commanders Kabul:
General Abdul Basir Salangi (20030918),
General Abdul Wahid Baba Jan (20030919),
Major General Akram Khakrezwal (killed by bomb 20050601 in mosque in Kandahar),
Mohammed Akram (20050601),
Major General Abdul Jamil Jonbesh Azizi (200507),
Amanullah Gozar aka Guzar Gazar (20060603),
MajGen Esmatullah Daulazai aka Daulatzai Dawlatzai Asmatullah Dawlatzai (20070114),
Gen Muhammad Salem Ihsas Ehsas (20070923),
LtGen Abdur Rehman Abdul Rahman Rahman (20090209 - 20101129),
Abdul Rahman Rahimi (20110811)
Lt Gen Mohammad Ayub Salangi Mohammad Ayoubi Salangi (20101100,20111024, 20120415, 20130208)
Gen Mohammad Zahir Zahir (20130916) sacked 20140708 and ours later reinstalled. Resigned 20141129; resignation turned down (20141101) has been appointed as head of the Criminal Investigation Department (20141203)
Brig Gen Abdul Rahman Rahimi (20141203, 20150807, 20151015, 20170303)
Gen Hassan Shah Frogh (20170303, 20170621)

Deputy Police Commanders:
Gen. Abdul Razzaq (20070923),
Gen. Muhammad Razzaq Yaqubi, (20070929),
Col. Mohammad Khalil Dastyar Khalilullah (20100110),
Nabi Charkhi, deputy provincial police chief? (20100911)

In charge of securing the Kabul district that includes the Presidential Palace and many government ministries:
Commander Mohammed Daud Amin (20100312),

Kabul criminal investigation department:
Sayed Abdul Ghafar Sayedzada, Kabul's criminal investigations police chief (20100115),
General Ali Shah Khan Paktiwal (20080903, 20100228)
Brig Gen Mohammad Salem Almas (20170303)

Kabul Police Crime Branch Chief:
Col. Mohammad Zahir (20110313)

Kabul police chief in charge of Karte Naw (Zone 8):
Mohammad Naeem Qazawi (20130129)
Kabul Deputy Police Chief:
Daud Amin (20130516)
Deputy security police chief of Kabul Sayed Gul Agha Rohani (20150531, 20161103 )

2. Previous Functions:
Deputy Commander of 203th Corps (2006-2007)
Commander 209th Corps  (20071130- 20100710)
Commander of Afghan Ground Forces (20101000-20150119)
Deputy chief of staff of the Afghan National Army (ANA) (201502029-20161004)
Deputy interior minister for security (20170518, 20180522 fired)
Commander of Kabul Garrison and  Deputy Interior Minister for Security (20180623)

3. Biodata:
murad_aliLt Gen Murad Ali Murad was born 2 July 1960 in La'l wa Sar Jangal District of Ghor Province. He was the 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)

Afghan National Army Deputy Chief of Staff General Murad Ali Murad has been appointed as the deputy interior minister for security.(20170518)

It is rumored, that the deputy foreign minister of Afghanistan Gen. Murad Ali Murad has reportedly been dismissed amid deteriorating security situation across the country including capital Kabul. According to reports, the head of the security guards of the presidential palace Akhtar Ibrahimi has appointed as the successor of Gen. Murad. However, the Afghan government has not formally commented in this regard so far.

This comes as a suicide bomber targeted a vote registration compound in west of Kabul as part of the relentless attempts by the militants to carry out large scale attacks in the key cities. The attack left at least 57 people dead and 119 others wounded.(20180422)

General Murad Ali Murad was formally introduced as the new commander of Kabul Garrison Command and deputy defense minister for security affairs of Kabul. (20180623)

Murad speaks Dari


Last Modified 2018-06-23
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