Afghan Biographies

Maulvi Abdul Sattar Sabir


Name Maulvi Abdul Sattar Sabir
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Provincial Governor Badghis
History and Biodata

1. Former Provincial Governor Badghis
Muhammed Arefi (from Ab Kamari) (2001)
Azizullah Afzali, Enayatullah Enayat (200505)
Mohammad Nasim Tokhi (20070523),
Mohammad Ashraf Nasiri Nasery (200907),
Jan Arman Dilbar Shinwari (20090500 - 20120919)
Mohammad Tahir Sabari (20120920-20130504)
Ahmadullah Alizai (20130505 -20150900)
Anwar Khan Ishaqzai (20150920-20180216)
Abdul Ghafoor Malikzai (20180620, 20190714, 202007006)
Gen. Juma Gul Hemat (20200820)?
Hesamuddin Shams (20201016, 20210715)

Maulvi Abdul Sattar Sabir, interim governor for Badghis province (20211026)

Deputy Badghis Governor: 
Abdul Ghani Sabary Sabari (20090120, 20110508)
Faiz Mohammad Mirza Zada, Faiz Mohammad Mirzazada (20140902, 20170922, 20180510, 20200914) fired (20200820)
Mohibullah Asad (20220122)
Assistant Deputy:
Mrs. Zarghona Sherzad (20201206)

Provincial governor's spokesman: 
Sayed Sharafuddin Majeedi Majidi (20110121)
Mirwais Mirzakwal (20130827)
Jamshid Shahabi (20180917)

Rural development department head:
Syed Rassoul Akbari Sayed Rasool Akbar (20120412, 20140111)

Public health director :
Abdul Aziz (20110603)
Abdul Latif Rustayee (20170202, 20190714)

Irrigation director:
Eng. Mohammad Yaqub (20111014)

Head of Badghis Agriculture Department:
Hafizullah Binesh (20111023)
Director Information and Culture Department:
Said Agha Erfaq (20081024)
Hafizullah Binish (20111125)

Ahmad Ihsan Sarooryar (2012,2013) was detained after he was accused by Wolesi Jirga’s Audit Commission of misusing his position. He was also accused of administrative graft by the High Office for Oversight and Anti-Corruption in the western zone. He is currently under interrogation.(20130610)
Mawlawi Baz Mohammad Sarwari, (20211228, 20220210)
Provincial women’s affairs director:
Mrs. Rahila Naderi (20191227)


Head of High Peace Council, Badghis province
Hajji Mohammad Salim (2012) escaped unhurt the attempt on his life during a meeting with two armed opposition groups in Qadis district when armed men hurled few hand grenades and fled away.(20130423)

2. Previous Function:
Provincial Governor Badghis interim (20211026)

3. Biodata:
Maulvi Abdul Sattar Sabir

Last Modified 2022-02-10
Established 2021-09-02