Afghan Biographies

Fazal, Eng. Karim Fazal Fazl


Name Fazal, Eng. Karim Fazal Fazl
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Shamshad TV Owner President
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
OMAR Director (1990)
Owner Director of Shamshad TV (2006)

Other Key personal:
Mohammad Nasim Fazal, Shah Zalmay, Screen workers includes Shah Zalmay Zalmay, Sarwar Khairay, Baheer Lalpurwal. Nasim Pashtoon (2011003), Managing Director and Head of News for Shamshad TV.

3. Biodata:
Fazel_Karim_FazelEng. Fazal Karim Fazel Karim Fazel Fazl hails from Nangahar Province. He is the owner of Shamshad TV, which is a Pashtu TV channel. He is a visionary man and perhaps the only person in Afghanistan who believes in real basis supporting free media in Afghanistan. Also the Organization for Mine clearance and Afghan Rehabilitation (OMAR). was established in 1990 with Fazel Karim Fazel as its director.

Shamshad TV is a satellite television station in Afghanistan, which was launched in early 2006. The channel broadcasts 18 hours a day, providing educational, news, shows, dramas, and entertaining programs to both local areas of Afghanistan as well as other countries via satellite.

Shamshad TV programs are mainly in Pashto language. Its name is taken from a mountain named Shamshad in Afghanistan, which is one of the highest mountains in Afghanistan. It transmits hourly news, current affairs programs, entertainment programs, politics programs, sports programs and criminal incidents programs.

Shamshad TV is locally available in Kabul, Jalalabad, Kunduz, Herat and Kunar provinces as of July 13, 2009, and is going soon to Paktia and Kandahar provinces. It is only available on AsiaSat 2 for satellite viewers.

Lutfullah Mashal, the spokesman of the NDS (National Directorate of Security), accused Ensaf Daily and Tamadon TV [owned by Asif Mohseni] and Noor TV [owned by the Rabbani family] of receiving funds and story ideas from Iran. He also claimed that Shamshad and Zhwandon TVs are financially supported by Pakistan.(20120410)

Fazel Karim Fazel President Tel: (93) 799322129 Fax: (93) 202102152 Email: fazelk01@yahoo.com Shamshad Television Chaman Huzuri near Ghazi Stadium Kabul, Afghanistan +93 799 322129 +93 70 275793

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