Afghan Biographies

Aqtash District Kunduz Province


Name Aqtash District Kunduz Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
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History and Biodata

Background:
Aqtash was previously part of Khanabad District. Aqtash, Gul Tepa and Kalbad districts were formed by President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in 2015. Aqtash area -- inhabited by thousands of families -- had been under Taliban’s control for the past six months. The government could not recapture it. In November 29, 2015 after government forces recaptures Kunduz from Taliban President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai traveled to Kunduz province and approved the creation of three new districts -- 
Aqtash, 
Kalbad and 
Gur Tepa. (20160111)

Last Modified 2016-09-30
Established 2016-01-11