Afghan Biographies

Qarqin District Jawzjan Province

Name Qarqin District Jawzjan Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade District Chief District Police Chief
History and Biodata

Qarqin District Chief District Jowzjan Province:
Sakhi Dad (2012)
Nazar Mohammad Naveed, was killed along with his wife and 14 year old daughter by an unknown gunman (20120629)
Muhammad Sahi Yhsan Mohammad Sahi Ihsan Ehsan (20141217)
Qarqeen District Police Chief:
Mohammad Taslim (2012)

Qarqin District is a small boundary district in the northern part of Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Turkmenistan to the north along the Amu Darya River, Khamyab District to the west, Mingajik and Mardyan districts to the aouth, and Balkh Province to the east. The population is 21,400 (2006). The district center is the town of Qarqin, which is situated on the bank of the Amu Darya River. There are many Afghan Turkmen living in the district.

Qarqin district in Jawzjan district could vanish if the Amo river is not tamed. Water levels have risen in recent years because of alterations in the natural course of the river in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

The port of Keleft, the third largest port between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan, will be operational soon. Mullah Jura, commander of the Border Forces in the Qarqin district of Jawzjan province, told the media that the port would create many job opportunities.

The commercial port of Keleft is Afghanistan’s third largest border port with Turkmenistan, after the ports of Turgundi in Herat and Aqina in Faryab.(20211208)


Last Modified 2021-12-09
Established 2012-06-29