Afghan Biographies

Arghandiwal, Abdul Raum Gen


Name Arghandiwal, Abdul Raum Gen
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Commander 207th ZAFAR Corps Herat
History and Biodata

1. Former Commander 207th Corps "ZAFAR" (Victory) Herat:
Lt Gen Walizadah (200502),
Maj Gen Jalandar Shah Behnam (2007, 20080526),
Maj Gen Fazal Ahmad Sayar (20091012) killed in a helicopter crash.
Maj Gen Jalandar Shah Behnam (20090000 - 20100900 )
Maj Gen Dauranshah Shahzada (201010 - 20110000 )
Maj Gen Taj Mohammad Jahid (20121004, 20130914, 20150212, 20160224)
Maj Gen Mohiuddin Ghori (20160500-20161129) killed by Helicopter crash
Maj Gen Mir Asadullah Kohistani (20160302-20170424)
Gen Mohammad Nasir (20170425)
Gen Noorullah Qaderi (20180602, 20190530)
Maj Gen Fazil Mohammad Jumbesh (20190716)?
Gen Abdul Rauf Arghandiwal (20201011, 20210213)
207th Corps 4th Commando Kandak
graduated 20080508, Commander is Col. Zainuddin (20100408)

Deputy Commander of the 207th Zafar Military Corps,
Gen Khair Mohammad Khawri (20091028),
General Alijan Sarwai (20100317)
deputy commander-in-chief of the 207 Zafar Military Corps : Nematullah Khalil, killed in helicopter crash (20181031)

Chief of Staff of the 207th Corps in Herat
Gen. Maj. Fazil Ahmad Sayar
Brigadier General Ali Jan Sanware, (20081211),
Gen. Mohiuddin Ghori Mohiuddin Ghuri, (20110115) Muhayuddin Ghori was killed after the chopper crash-landed at an Afghan National Army (ANA) base in Murichan area in Bala Morghab district in Badghis (20161129)
Commander 2nd Brigade 207th Corps in Farah Province:
Brig Gen Abdul Wasea, commanding general, 2nd Brigade (20120618)
Brig Gen Mir Asadullah Khan Kohistani (20131022, 20150505)
2nd Brigade 207th Corps, Afghan National Army Religious leader: LTC Ta J.M. Sadat
Headquarters of 2nd Brigade, 207th Corps is located at Camp Sayar just a few miles from Farah City.
Commander of 2nd Brigade of Afghan National Army:
Mohammad Ibrahim Fazli (20190408)

Other Officers:
General Mohammad Akram (20110318)

Background: 207th Corps in Herat,
with 1st Brigade at Herat, 2nd Brigade at Farah, and elements at Shindand (including commandos). It has been reported that the 3rd Brigade, 207th Corps will be established in Chesma-e-Dozakh, Badghis Province, where as of October 2011 barracks were under construction. In Herat City is: HQ 207th Corps,
1st Brigade 207th Corps with 5 Kandaks (Bataillons),
Garrison HQ. 3rd Kandak, 1st Brigade of the 207th Corps
Kandak Commander, Colonel Niamatullah (20090110),

In Zafar Qala area (20100419) is the Syad camp base of the 207 corps of the Afghan National Army,

The corps is supported by the Herat Regional Support Squadron of the ANAAC, equipped with 8 helicopters: 4 transport to support the Corps' commando battalion, 2 attack, and two medical transport.

2. Previous Function:
Commander 207th ZAFAR Corps Herat (20201011, 20210213)

3. Biodata:
Gen Abul Rauf Arghandiwal

Last Modified 2021-02-13
Established 2021-02-13