Afghan Biographies

Raees, Mohammad Hashim

Name Raees, Mohammad Hashim
Ethnic backgr. Uzbek
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Governor
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Provincial Governor Jawzjan (20210106)

3. Biodata:
Mohammad Hashim Raees is a high-ranking personal security officer of Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum.

Iranian media have reported that the former governor of Jowzjan province and member of the Junbesh Meli-party- Hashim Raees has been arrested in the country over enlisting militants charges.

A source has reported that Hashim is a close aide of Marshal Abdur Rashid Dostum and was recruiting gunmen for the Ukraine war. Hashim Raees reportedly planned to create a military battalion of Afghan refugees in Iran and send them to Ukraine in return for money and fake citizenship. Iranian forces have seized over $300,000 from his home.

Iran’s government and Marshal Dostum’s Junbesh Meli have not commented on the issue yet.

It comes as millions of Afghan refugees mainly young people living in a dire situation in Iran most of who are willing to go to Europe.(20220411)


Last Modified 2022-04-12
Established 2021-01-06