Afghan Biographies

Mullah Abdul Manan

Name Mullah Abdul Manan
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Taliban official
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Mullah Abdul Manan had served as a governor during the Taliban rule. Following Taliban’s fall, Manan had been charged with transportation of weapons for insurgents. The senior Taliban was arrested by Pakistani authorities and released 20131127. Sources also clarified that Abdul Manan is not the same as Abdul Manan Niazi, the former Taliban governor of Kabul. Also known by his alias Mullah Salam, Manan served as the shadow governor of the Kundoz province after the Taliban were dislodged from government.

Last Modified 2016-09-04
Established 2013-11-27