Afghan Biographies

Almas, Salim Maj Gen

Name Almas, Salim Maj Gen
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Provincial Police Commander Laghman
History and Biodata

1. Former Provincial Police Commanders Laghman Lagman
Mohamamd Gul Mulatar (200605),
Brig. Gen. Abdul Karim Omaryar Omeryar (200606-20100425),
Col. Ghulam Aziz Garani (20100425, 20110807),
Brig Gen Abdul Rahman Sarjang (20111220, 20121002)
Gen. Ahmad Sherzad (20121210, 20130510-2014)
Brig Gen Mohammad Daud Amin Dawood Amin Mohammad Daoud Amin (20140403 -20151012)
Brig Gen Matiullah Safi (20151013)
Brig Gen Haq Nawaz Haqyar (20161120-20170307)
Brig Gen Fazal Ahmad Sherzad (20170416-20180125)
Maj Gen Nabi Jan Mullahkhel (20180126, 20180512)

Brig Gen Abdul Raouf Uruzgani (20180512-20190314)
Maj Gen Nabi Jan Molakhail (20190315)
Maj Gen Salim Almas (20190711)


Laghman deputy police chief:
Najibullah Hotak (20080315),
Deputy police chief Col. Wazir Badshah (20091118),

Col. Aqa Jan, in charge of traffic affairs for Laghman (20110817)

2. Previous Functions Maj Gen Salim Almas:
Criminal Investigation Police chief Kabul City CID (20170403-20190518)

Provincial Police Commander Laghman (20190711)


3. Biodata:

Armed men ambushed the vehicle of Gen. Mohammad Salim Almas, the Criminal Investigation Department chief in the Ministry of Interior.

CID officials confirmed the incident and said Gen. Almas escaped the attack unhurt.(20170921)

Sources in the Ministry of Interior said Saturday, May 19, 2019 that Gen. Salim Almas, the Chief of Criminal Investigation Department of Kabul has been fired due to growing criminal incidents in the capital during the recent days.


Last Modified 2019-07-11
Established 2017-06-03