Afghan Biographies

Jahid, Taj Mohammad MajGen

Name Jahid, Taj Mohammad MajGen
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Minister of Interior (MoI)
History and Biodata

1. Former Ministers of Interior:
Ali Ahmad Jalali (resigned 20050928),
Engineer Zarar Ahmad Moqbil (Moqbel, Moqbal) (2008),
Hanif Atmar (2008), Hanif Atmar 20100102 confirmed for second term as Minister of Interior, resigned 20100606.
Gen Bismillah Khan Muhammad Mohammadi (2010 - 20120804) fired by Wolesi Jirga
Gen. Mujtaba Patang (20120915 - 20130722 sacked) acting Minister of Interior
Umer Daudzai Minister of Interior (20130901) confirmed by Wolesi Jirga 20130925.
Omar Daudzai Acting Minister of Interior (20141208)
acting Sattar General Ayub Salangi (20141209)
Nur ul-Hq Ulumi (20150127-20160224 resigned)
Taj Mohammad Jahid (20160224) acting (20160409) confirmed (20170106)
Wais Barmak nominated (20170813)
Deputy Ministers of Interior:

Acting Minister Lt. Gen. Muhammad Munir Mangal (2009, 20100606), Mangal is also the national police commissioner of the 82,000-member Afghan National Police (2009), he was sacked 20101017 and succeeded by the Kabul Police Chief Abdur Rahman Rahman Moin,
Gen Lt Abdul Hadi Khalid, Deputy Minister (20080611)
Maj. Gen. Daud Daud (till 20100901)
Deputy Interior Minister Hamid Tahmasi (20170725)
First Deputy interior minister:
 Janan Barekzai (20170518)

Deputy minister for counter-narcotics: Lt Gen Baz Muhammad Ahmadi Baaz Mohammad Ahmadi (20100901, 20110928, 20160703) Abdul Khalil Bakhtiar (20170518)
Deputy Minister for Administration: General Ghulam Ali Wahdat, (20100901), sacked 20130914; Mohammad Akram Yawar (20140110), Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs Deputy Ministry of Administration, Maj. Gen. Mahshooq Ahmad (20140203) Gen Aminullah Karim (20170518)
Deputy for Security Affairs: LtGen Abdul Rahman Rahman Moin appointed 20101017 (20110622, 20120126, 20130707) Lt Gen Murad Ali Murad Deputy interior minister for security.(20170518)
Deputy interior minister in charge of planning and strategy (20110212), and Deputy minister for public protection and security enterprises
.Gen Jamal Abdul Nasir SediqiJamal Abdul Naser Siddiqi (20120100, 20140109)
Deputy Minister
for Security Affairs: former Kabul police chief General Ayoub Salangi (20130901, 20150608, 20151009) President Ghani nominated General Abdul Rahman Rahman to replace Gen. Salangi as Senior Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs.(20160229)
Other top slots:
Jamil Kohistani sacked (20130914)
Abdul Wahid Sharifi sacked (20130914)
Amir Mohammad Jamshedi sacked (20130914)


Spokesman for the Interior Ministry:
Sediq Sediqqi Ghulam Sidiqullah Siddiqi Sediq Sediqi (20110928, 20130106)
Deputy Speaker of Ministry of Interior:
Najeebullah Naikzad, (20110629)  Najibullah Danish (20150703)

More top slots in MoI:
Advisor to the minister on administrative affairs : Brig. Gen. Syed Ahmad Qadoosi, and Maj. Gen. Abdul Manan Farahi as another advisor to the minister (20100902);
Advisor on Crime Affairs: Brig Gen Khan Mohammad (20110303)


General director for planning and operation: Maj. Gen. Muhammad Wasim Azimi (20100901) Maj Gen Ghulam Mustafa Khan (20110410),
Director of the Human Resource Department: Maj. Gen. Muhammad Wakil Akbari (20100901),
General director of the Inspection Department: Maj. Gen. Abdul Masood Ragheb (201009029,
General director of the counter-terrorism Department: Maj. Gen. Abdul Ghaffar Syedzada Sayed Abdul Ghafar Sayedzada (20100902, 20110120) Brig Gen Abdul Halim (20150611)
Head of the Parliamentary Affairs Department: Brig. Gen. Behram (20100902), Brig. Gen. Muhammad Najib will serve as Behram's deputy (20100902), Brig. Gen. Ikramuddin Yawar (20100902),
General director of the Firefighting Department: Brig. Gen. Abdul Fatah Farogh (20100902),
Director of the Local Police Force: Brig. Gen. Khan Muhammad (20100902),
Chief of Staff College: Maj Gen Sayed Noorullah Zal (20110410),
Training Chief National Police Academy: Brig Gen Shah Alam Sapand (20110410),
Deputy director for gender and human rights at the Interior Ministry: Colonel Sayed Omar Saboor (20121219),
Director Intelligence Department: Gen Shafiq Fazli (20101106, 20130217) Gen Islamuddin Safi (20150611)

Quality director at the MoI audit department: Brig Gen Abdullah Stanikzai,  (20130225)

General Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Ministry of Interior (MoI):
Lt Gen Mirza Mohammad Yarmand (20091124, 20130225) sacked 20130914, Maj. Gen. Abdul Ghaffar Syedzada Sayed Abdul Ghafar Sayedzada (20140608), Gen Zahir Zahir (20141203)
Department Supporting Peace Process: Gen Abdul Hakim Neirbi (201500611)
Commander of education of the Interior Ministry: General Mashuq Seylab (20140104) 

Police Force Management Director, responsible for the Police Tashkil: Maj Gen Ekramuddin Yawar, Ikramuddin Yawar since late 2010  (20130328)
Head of the engineering section of the MoI’s IED disposal team:
General Mohammahd Anwar Paigham (20140109)

Head of the gender and human rights department in the Ministry of Interior: Gen. Hekmat Shahi (20141031)
Director of sports department in the Ministry of Interior
: Khushal Sarwari (20141213)
Director of Logistic Directorate:
Deputy: Colonel Taj Mohammad (20150611)
Head of the information analysis department:
Brigadier General Mohammad Farid Afzali (20150611)
Anti-corruption department head at MoI:

Habib Rahman Sahar (20160519)
Gen. Mohammad Wahid Hamidi (20170303)
Head of the intelligence and criminal investigation department:
 Mohammad Farid Afzali (20170518)

Brig. Gen. Abdul Jabbar Purdali, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Nabi Majrooh, Col. Habibullah have been posted to  the ministry (20130225)
Brig. Gen. Kabir Andarabi (20130901)

Ministry of Interior's (MoI) eNID department (developing a new, national digital personal identification system) Electronic National Identification Document (eNID):
The Afghan Government (MCIT, MoI and others) supported by a foreign company is working since 20100302 on this project.

Head: Homayoun Muhtatsaid (20150531)

Planning Manager-E-NID at Ministry of Interior Affairs: Razaq Rahimi (20131100, 2014, 20150531)

 Tuesday, July 05, 2016 The jobs of the MoI following first degree officials are suspended:
- BG Mohammad Hassan Alemy chief of the office of administration deputy MoI and acting chief of MoI HQ recruitment command
- BG Abdul Majid Sadeqi COS of HQ recruitment command
- BG Elham Wardak general commander of education
- BG Sardar Mohammad Kohdamani deputy commander of HQ education
- BG Jalaluddin Ragbar commander of Wardak ANP TC.
Order has also been given to MoI to suspend jobs of five other junior officials who were responsible to ensure security and decision making on the graduates of Wardak ANP TC.

Ministry of Interior
NTM-A C2J OPS: (VOIP) 237-3950 / (SVOIP) 237-1051
Chief of ANCOP
MG Gul Khan Zemarai
Chief of ABP
LTG Mohammad Younus Noorzai
Chief of AUP
LTG Mohammad Hasan Atmar
Director of Info, Comm, & Tech (ICT)
BG Ghulam Haider Samim
Director of Logistics
MG Timor Shah
Force Management
MG Akramuddin Yawar
ANP Training General Command
LTG Mujtaba Patang
Director of Cadre and Personnel
MG Ahmed Akbari Wakil,
Deputy Director Cadre and Personnel: Col Safiullah Asar (20150611)
Surgeon General
BG Shanbaz ‘Qandahar’ Shinwari
Chief of Directorate of Intel (DI)
MG M. Shafiq Fazli
Director & Chief of Policy
BG Abdul Wasi Raoufy, Gen Wase Rauofi, was arrested after accepting a $150,000 USD bribe in exchange for awarding a fuel contract to a private company. He was sentenced to 14 years in prison by the Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Center’s (ACJC) primary court after being found guilty of accepting a substantial bribe.(20170109)
Chief Of Staff
MG B. Rahimullah
Dep Chief Of Staff
BG M. Najib Aman
DM for Counternarcotics
LTG Baz Mohammad Ahmadi
Bismullah Khan Mohammadi
Acting DM for Strategy & Policy
BG Abdul Wasi Raoufy
DM for Security
GEN Abdul Rahman
Chief of Anti-Crime
LTG Jamil Junbish
MG Sayed Mohammad Qudossi
DM for Support
LTG Ghulam Ali Wahdat
Chief of Criminal Investigations
MG Said Ghafar Saidzada
Acting CDR ANP Recruiting Command
BG Wakil Ahmad Feda
Chief of ALP
BG Ali Sha Ahmadzai
LTG Nasr Sediqi
Chief of Plans & Operations
MG Mohammad Dawood
Chief of Major Crimes Task Force
COL Nazir
Chief of Legal Affairs
MG Rahim Shuja
Director of Procurement
BG Noori
Chief of CT
MG Kohistani
COL Sonoy
Director of Finance
BG Alhamuddin ‘Wardak’
Acting Director of Facilities
COL Hamid
MG Abdul Ragheb
DM for Admin
LTG Mirza Mohammad Yarmand
MG Mohammad Wasim
Director of Analysis/Assessment
BG Wali Safi
Director of CPD
LTG Amir Jamsheed

2. Previous Functions MajGen Taj Mohammad Jahid:
Commander 207th Corps "ZAFAR" (Victory) Herat (20121004, 20130914, 20150212, 20151208 -2016 )
Acting Minister of Interior (20160226, 20160328,)
Minister of Interior (MoI) (20160409) confirmed

3. Biodata:
Maj. Gen. Taj Mohammad Jahid is a military commander with decades of experience in the army, to tackle the challenging security situation. Jahid has been appointed as the new Minister of Interior to replace Ulomi. (20160226)  Care taker for ministry of interior affairs Taj Muhammad Jahid in answer to MPs questions, said, government have six months wide plan with the coordination of security organs regarding to failing and repression of the government armed oppositions.

Likewise, acting interior minister confirmed lack of coordination among security forces, but he rejected lack of coordination among the leadership of security organs.

Overall, Mr. Jahid said, efforts are going for elimination of criminals throughout the country and for prevention of that we need to peoples’ cooperation.(20160328) The minister-designate for the Ministry of Interior (MoI) was formally introduced to the Afghan parliament to receive vote of confidence.(20160404) The parliamentary vote confirmed nominations of Interior Minister Taj Muhammad Jahed.(20160409)

Last Modified 2017-08-13
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