Afghan Biographies

Maimay District Badakhshan Province

Name Maimay District Badakhshan Province
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Function/Grade District Chief of Maimai
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District Chief Maimai District Badakhshan Province:
Mohammad Ismail Qayoum (20150113)

Maimay, also known as Darwaz-e Payin, or simply Darwaz,is a district in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Darwaz District. It is home to approximately 12,000 residents. This district borders the Kuf Ab, Raghistan, Shighnnan, and Nusay districts, along with some districts in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, Tajikistan, including Vanj, Rushon, and Shughnon. The district was historically part of the Darwaz principality, a semi-independent statelet ruled by a mir.

Nilofar Ibrahimi, a member of Wolesi Jirga, Lower House of Parliament, said on Thursday, November 19, 2020 that Maymay district of Badakhshan province has fallen to Taliban.

Last Modified 2020-11-19
Established 2015-01-13