Afghan Biographies

Noorzai, Mirwais Gen

Name Noorzai, Mirwais Gen
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Provincial Police Commander Zabul
History and Biodata

1. Former Provincial Police Commanders Zabul Zabol:
Abdul Saboor Allahyar (200506),
Gen. Mohammad Yaqub Yaqoub Khan (20070630),
Brig. Gen. Noor Muhammad Paktin (200806),
Brig. Gen. Abdul Rahman Sarjang (20091214 - 20100400),
Brig. Gen. Asadullah Sherzad (20100408 - 20101100)
Col Abdul Malik Wahidi Waheedi (20110301)
Brig. Gen.Mohammad Nabi Elham Ilham ( 20110611-20110808)
Brig Gen Fazal Ahmad Sherzad (20110809-20121210 )
Brig. Gen. Rogh Lewanay Ghulam Sakhi Roghlewani Colonel Ghulam Jelani Farahi police chief of Zabul (20130409, 20131009)
acting Provincial Police Commander Zabul Ghulam Jilani Farahi (20150213)
Gen Mirwais Noorzai Khan (20150422, 20160724, 20170420)

Deputy Police Chief Zabul Province:
Col. Ghulam Jailani Jelani Farahi (20091028, 20121222), Acting Provincial Police Chief (since 20101113) injured along with his bodyguard in a roadside explosion in southern Zabul province. The incident took place in the Kakrano Chino area of the province. (20110629)
Col. Ghulam Gilani Ghulam Gailani Farahi Ghulam Jilani Farahi Ghullam Jelani Farahi (20120917, 20130610, 20140318, 20160919)

Commander of the Zabul Highway Police:
Gen. Najib Malakhail,


2. Previous Functions of Gen Mirwais Noorzai Mirwais Khan Noorzai:
404th Maiwand Police Commander Police Zone South (20081222, 20100930)
Provincial Police Commander Farah (20130731)
Provincial Police Commander Zabul (20150422, 20170420)


Some influential Noorzai tribesmen held key positions in the Kandahar Provincial government that include Arif Noorzai and his brother Brigadier Mirwais Noorzai who formerly served as Kandahar’s Provincial Chief of Police.

Last Modified 2017-05-13
Established 2015-05-26